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Table 4 Comparison between (Mini-PCNL) and (RIRS) according to postoperative 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 (× 2) P value
Blood transfusion No. (%) 1(2.9) 0 (0.0) FET = 0.0 1.0
postoperative morbidity:
Fever No. (%)
Urinary tract infection No. (%)
1 (2.9)
2 (5.7)
0 (0.0)
1 (2.9)
FET = 0.52
FET = 0.0
0.49
1.0
Post-op. hemoglobin
gm/dL mean ± SD
12.03 ± 1.0 12.49 ± 1.04 St t = 1.88 0.065
Stone free N (%)
Residual (for ESWL) N(%)
31 (88.6)
4 (11.4)
29 (82.9)
6 (17.1)
0.47 0.50
Hospital stay(days) mean ± SD
1 day
2 days
3 days
1.41 ± 0.46
14 (40.0)
17 (48.6)
4 (11.4)
1.29 ± 0.44
21 (60.0)
11 (31.4)
3 (8.6)
St t = 1.19
FET = 2.84
0.24
0.25