potential conflicts of interest. Robert M. Geraghty reports part of his salary is paid by Health Education England. Bhaskar K. Somani is a section editor for Current Urology Reports. Human and Animal Rights
analysis and editing Bhaskar K Somani—Project development, protocol and editing Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of Interest Robert M. Geraghty and Patrick Jones each declare that there is no
IntroductionA rising incidence of kidney stone disease has led to an increase in ureteroscopy (URS) and shock wave lithotripsy (SWL). Our aim was to compare the cost of URS and SWL for treatment of stones.MethodsA systematic review and meta-analysis based on Cochrane and PRISMA standards was conducted for all studies reporting on comparative cost of treatment between URS and SWL...
associated with fewer complications. Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of Interest Robert M. Geraghty, Bhavan P. Rai and Patrick Jones each declare no potential conflicts of interest. Bhaskar K