Calyceal diverticular stones: Does the insistence on less invasive technique keep the patient away from a major complication?

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Eren M. , OZVERI H.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.3, pp.344-347, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/marumj.1013465
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.344-347
  • Keywords: Calyceal kidney stone, Endoscopic treatment, Flexible ureteroscopy, MANAGEMENT


Calyceal diverticular stones are rare clinical entities without a clearly defined consensus on the treatment. Treatment indications include recurrent urinary tract infections, chronic pain and renal impairment. Treatment modality of surgical approach is usually based on the location of calyceal diverticulum.