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The clinical and cost effectiveness of surgical interventions for stones in the lower pole of the kidney: the PUrE RCT - Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PNL), Flexible Ureterorenoscopy (FURS) and Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) for lower pole calyceal kidney stones

Project title: The clinical and cost effectiveness of surgical interventions for stones in the lower pole of the kidney: the PUrE RCT - Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PNL), Flexible Ureterorenoscopy (FURS) and Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) for lower pole calyceal kidney stones

Call to action: 13/152 13/152 Surgical interventions for renal stones

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Samuel McClintonORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-0539-9570

Contractor: University of Aberdeen

Cost: £1,930,867.31

Co-investigators: Dr Ben Turney, Dr Rodolfo Hernández, Dr Ruth Thomas, Dr Steven MacLennan, Mr Charles Terry Clark, Mr Daron Smith, Mr David Thomas, Mr Ken Anson, Mr Oliver Wiseman, Mr Thomas Lam, Ms Kath Starr, Professor Graeme MacLennan.

Started: December 2015 | Status: Research in progress

ISRCTN: 98970319

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