Comparative effectiveness and safety of various treatment procedures for lower pole renal calculi: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Shaun Wen Huey Lee, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Huey Yi Chong, Men Long Liong

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Abstract

Objective To compare the effectiveness of various treatments used for lower pole renal calculi. Methods We searched PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, the Cochrane Collaboration s Database of Systematic Reviews, the Cochrane Collaboration Central Register of Controlled Clinical Trials as well as ClinicalTrials.gov for reports up to 1 April 2014. The search was supplemented with abstract reports from various urology conferences. All randomised, blinded clinical studies including patients treated for lower pole renal calculi of
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)252 - 264
Number of pages13
JournalBJU International
Volume116
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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