A novel method for prediction of stone composition: the average and difference of Hounsfield units and their cut-off values

Celik S., Sefik E., Basmaci I., Bozkurt I. H., Aydin M. E., Yonguc T., ...More

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.50, no.8, pp.1397-1405, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-018-1929-3
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1397-1405
  • Keywords: Non-contrast computed tomography (NCCT), Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL), Prediction of stone composition, Difference of Hounsfield units (HUdiff), Average of Hounsfield units (HUave), SHOCK-WAVE LITHOTRIPSY, NONCONTRAST COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, UNENHANCED HELICAL CT, URINARY CALCULI, FLANK PAIN, FREE RATES, DENSITY, SIZE, URETEROSCOPY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


The purpose of the study was to investigate the predictive value of stone measurements by including a novel method on non-contrast computed tomography (NCCT) images for stone composition.