pyelolithotomy


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pyelolithotomy

 [pi″ĕ-lo-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
incision of the renal pelvis for removal of a calculus.

py·e·lo·li·thot·o·my

(pī'ĕ-lō-li-thot'ŏ-mē),
Operative removal of a calculus from the kidney through an incision in the renal pelvis.
[pyelo- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

pyelolithotomy

/py·elo·li·thot·o·my/ (-lĭ-thot´ah-me) incision of the renal pelvis for removal of calculi.

pyelolithotomy

(pī′ə-lō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)

pyelolithotomy

[pī′əlō′lithot′əmē]
a surgical procedure in which renal calculi are removed from the pelvis of the ureter.

py·e·lo·li·thot·o·my

(pī'ĕ-lō-li-thot'ŏ-mē)
Operative removal of a calculus from the kidney through an incision in the renal pelvis.
Synonym(s): pelvilithotomy.
[pyelo- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

pyelolithotomy

An operation involving cutting into a kidney to remove a stone (calculus). LITHOTRIPSY, using ultrasonic waves to break up stones, has made this operation less often required.

pyelolithotomy

incision of the renal pelvis for removal of calculi.
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Key words: Laparoscopy; pelviureteric junction; pyelolithotomy.
Since the first retroperitoneal laparoscopic pyelolithotomy (RLP) was reported by Gaur (2) and associates in 1994, few papers have been published in the medical literature on this subject.
Laparoscopic pyelolithotomy, although uncommonly performed, may be suggested for patients who have renal anomalies, are poorly compliant, or have a large single renal-pelvic calculus.
Pyelolithotomy continues to be useful in the management of renal pelvic stones in areas where SWL and PCNL are not feasible because of a lack of equipment or expertise.
Using multiple devices, we performed 5 different procedures, including pyeloplasty, varicocelectomy, nephrectomy, renal cyst decortication, and pyelolithotomy via an umbilical incision resulting in a concealed surgical scar.
Laparoendoscopic single-site pyelolithotomy in a pediatric patient.
Data from eleven patients who underwent laparoscopic transperitoneal pyelolithotomy (LTPL) for kidney stones between May 2006 and August 2010 were retrospectively analyzed.
6%) BMI: Body mass index, PCNL: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, LTPL: Laparoscopic pyelolithotomy.
17) reported a 90% stone-free rate in 19 patients who underwent laparoscopic pyelolithotomy and pyeloplasty.
After the dissection of the renal pelvis, we performed a longitudinal or curvilinear pyelolithotomy incision according to the size and shape of the stone.
A 4-0 polyglactin suture was used to close the pyelolithotomy from the proximal to the distal edge of the incision in a running fashion.
22] On most occasions, laparoscopy is nephron sparing, namely, pyelolithotomy compared with PNL.