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Table 7 Parameters affecting type of stent at the end of the procedure

From: Laser lithotripsy using dusting technique (low energy, high frequency) for symptomatic upper urinary tract stones

  Stent type p value
JJ stent
n = 38
Ureteric cath
n = 22
Stone size 1.77 ± 0.45 1.17 ± 0.48 < 0.01
Stone site    0.778
 Ureter n = 43 26/43 (60.47%) 17/43 (39.53%)  
 Pelvic n = 10 7/10 (70%) 3/10 (30%)  
 Calyceal n = 2 1/2 (50%) 1/2 (50%)  
 Pelvicalyceal n = 5 4/5 (80%) 1/5 (20%)  
Operative time 62.71 ± 15.25 51.22 ± 15.51 < 0.01