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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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.
Impact of body mass index on cost and clinical outcomes after percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.
Nephrocolic fistula: A complication of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.
Although ESWL still remains the most commonly performed procedure for upper urinary tract stones, followed by ureteroscopic and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy, the trends in distribution of surgical treatment modalities show some inconsistencies among various databases.
Long-term incidence and risk factors for recurrent stones following percutaneous nephrostolithotomy or percutaneous nephrostolithotomy/extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for infection related calculi.
Intercostal vessels and nerves are at risk for injury during supracostal percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.
Lower pole I: a prospective randomized trial of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy for lower pole nephrolithiasis-initial results.
Three-dimensional CT pyelography was useful in demonstrating calculus position and spatial relationships of the collecting system before percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.