Letters to the Editor| Volume 154, e21, August 2021

Letter-to-the-Editor ReplyReply to letter ‘Re: ‘Is Stone-Free Status After Surgical Intervention for Kidney Stones Associated with Better Health-Related Quality of Life? - A Multicenter Study from the North American Stone Quality of Life Consortium’ by Senol Tonyali (10.1016/j.urology.2020.12.044)

Published:January 22, 2021DOI:
      We thank you for your interest in our recent article evaluating patients’ HRQOL and stone-free status following kidney stone surgery. We are pleased with the dialogue our findings are generating and hope this propels the emphasis of HRQOL as an important measurement of treatment success. We acknowledge the limitations of retrospective cross-sectional studies, such as ours. Despite this, we hope our study serves as a guide for future studies.
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