volume 43, issue 5, P887-895 2017
DOI: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2016.0638
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Abstract: ABSTRACTAim:URS is a very commonly used procedure for treatment of ureter stones. Increased hydrostatic pressure in the collecting system linked to fluids used during the procedure may cause harmful effects on the kidney. The aim of this study is to determine whether the URS procedure has a negative effect on the kidney by investigating NGAL, KIM-1, FABP and Cys C levels in urine.Material and Methods:This study included 30 patients undergoing ureterorenoscopy (URS) for ureter stones. Urine samples were collect…

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