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Table 2 Operative data and postoperative complications

From: Stone-free rate after semirigid ureteroscopy with holmium laser lithotripsy versus laparoscopic ureterolithotomy for upper ureteral calculi: a multicenter study

 Group A (37 patients)Group B (30 patients)P value
Operative time (min)
 Range52–7156–700.135
NS
 Mean ± SD61.5 ± 3.563.1 ± 4.2
 Median6263
Hospital stay (days)
 130 (81.1%)0 (0%)< 0.001
 26 (16.2%)28 (93.3%)
 31 (2.7%)2 (6.7gt  %)
Mean hospital stay1.2 ± 0.472.07 ± 0.25< 0.001
Stone migration
 Present5 (13.5%)0 (0%)0.036
 Absent32 (86.5%)30 (100%)
Auxiliary
 Yes5 (13.5%)0 (0%)0.036
 No32 (86.5%)30 (100%)
Free rate
 Free37 (100%)30 (100%)1
NS
 Residual0 (0%)0 (0%)
UTI
 Present3 (8.1%)1 (3.3%)0.412
NS
 Absent34 (91.9%)29 (96.7%)
Macroscopic hematuria
 Present3 (8.1%)1 (3.3%)0.412
NS
 Absent34 (91.9%)29 (96.7%)
Urinary leakage0 (0%)0 (0%)1
NS