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Table 1 Results of different studies done on percutaneous nephrolithotomy in horseshoe kidney

From: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in horseshoe Kidneys: is rigid nephroscopy sufficient tool for complete clearance? a case series study

References No. of patients % upper Pole access %complications
(minor/major)
%initial Stone free rate %secondary procedures
Jones et al [7] 15 Not available 26(20/6) 72.3 13.3
Al-Otaibi and Hosking [8] 12 75 42(42/0) 75 8.3
Lingerman and Saw [9] 17 81 29(24/5) 84.6 73
Shokeir et al [6] 34 46 13(0/13) 82 35.3%
Stephanie et al [5] 47 48 23(9/2) 88 34%
Present study 17 48 19(14/5) 85.7 0