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Table 2 Operation and immediate postoperative outcomes

From: Multitract percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of staghorn stones

  Value (n), percentage (%), (range) p value
Number of accesses (n = 66)    
 2 48 72%  
 3 14 22%  
 4 4 6%  
Point of entry (n = 154)    
 Lower calyces 66 43%  
 Mid calyces 52 34%  
 Upper calyces 36 23%  
Anesthesia    
 Spinal 58 88%  
 General 8 12%  
Mean operating time, min 79.54 ± 24.839 SD  
Mean preoperative HB g/dL 13.8 ± 1.36 SD (9.1–16.3) < 0.001
Mean postoperative HB g/dL 11.1 ± 1.19 SD (7.8–14.2)
Mean preoperative creatinine mg/dL 1.25 ± 0.76 SD (0.65–4.3) 0.56
Mean postoperative creatinine mg/dL 1.23 ± 0.56 SD (0.67–3.5)
Mean hospital stays (days) 1.5 (1–5)