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Table 1 Comparison in terms of clinical and stone characteristics

From: Comparison of ureteroscopy (URS) complementary treatment after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy failure with primary URS lithotripsy with holmium laser treatment for proximal ureteral stones larger than10mm

  Group 1 Group 2 p value
No. patients, n 160 180  
Age, years, mean (SD) 45.2 (8.8) 46.8 (7.6) 0.083
Gender, n (%)    
Male 76 (47.5) 88 (48.9) 0.442
Female 84 (52.5) 92 (51.1)  
BMI, mean (SD) 24.39 (3.02) 24.68 (2.68) 0.39
Side, n (%)    
Right 68 (42.5) 88 (48.9) 0.142
Left 92 (57.5) 92 (51.1)  
Stone size, mm, mean (SD) 12.6 (1.42) 12.4 (1.39) 0.898
Calcium oxalate stones, n (%) 136 (85) 157 (87.2) 0.331
CT value, Hu, mean (SD) 718.65 (148.30) 739.11 (109.78) 0.159
  1. URS ureteroscopy, BMI body mass index, CT computed tomography, SFR stone-free rate