The 2023 Stone-Free CT Mandate: Addressing the Two Sides of the Debate

Andrew M. Higgins, Vishnuvardhan Ganesan, Khurshid R. Ghani, Deepak Agarwal, Michael S. Borofsky, Casey A. Dauw

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To the editors of the Journal of Endourology, we write to express our reservations in the recent announcement that starting in 2023 all reporting of stone-free rates be based on CT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1522-1525
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of endourology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2022

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Funding Information:
D.A. is consultant in Boston Scientific and Richard Wolf; K.R.G. is a consultant in Boston Scientific, Olympus, Storz, Coloplast, and Ambu Investigator funding from Boston Scientific, Coloplast, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan; M.S.B. is a consultant in Boston Scientific, Auris Health; C.D. is a consultant in Boston Scientific, Cook Medical. Investigator funding from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. A.M.H. and V.G. have no disclosure.

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© Copyright 2022, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers 2022.


  • patient-reported outcomes
  • postoperative imaging
  • radiation exposure
  • stone-free rate

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  • Journal Article

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