nephrostolithotomy

nephrostolithotomy

 [nĕfros″to-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
removal of kidney stones through a nephrostomy tube inserted through the abdominal wall into the renal pelvis.
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Safety and efficacy of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy in patients on anticoagulant therapy.
Radiation exposure to patient and urologist during percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.
Radiation dose to patient and staff during percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.
Only 8% of the children had ureteroscopy, 3% had percutaneous nephrostolithotomy, and 3% had open surgery.
03 Gy (3 reds); and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy, 0.
Rapid balloon dilatation of the nephrostomy track for nephrostolithotomy.
Sensitivity of noncontrast helical computerized tomography and plain film radiography compared to flexible nephroscopy for detecting residual fragments after percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.
The initial urologic application for the Pathway device is the percutaneous nephrostolithotomy procedure, which allows the removal of kidney stones in a manner that is potentially less traumatic to both the kidney and surrounding tissue than conventional kidney stone removal procedures.
Patients likely require a percutaneous nephrostolithotomy for definitive stone management may be best served with percutaneous nephrostomy.
Impact of body mass index on cost and clinical outcomes after percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.