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Table 3 Comparison between (Mini-PCNL) and (RIRS) according to operative data

From: Flexible ureterorenoscopy (RIRS) vs. Mini- percutaneous nephrolithotomy (MINI-PCNL) for renal stones 20–30 mm a prospective randomized study

  Mini-PCNL (35) RIRS (35) Statistical test (x2) P value
pre-op. Haemoglobin (gm/dl) mean ± SD 12.74 ± 0.97 12.87 ± 0.97 St t = 0.56 0.58
Operative time (minutes) mean ± SD 59.71 ± 19.44 80.43 ± 14.79 St t = 10.83  < 0.001
Fluoroscopic time (minutes) mean ± SD 8.11 ± 2.05 min 5.8 ± 1.98 min St t = 4.8  < 0.001
Intra-operative morbidity:
Bleeding No. (%)
Perforation No. (%)
1 (2.9)
1 (2.9)
0 (0.0)
0 (0.0)
FET = 1.93 0.49