pyelolithotomy


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pyelolithotomy

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

py·e·lo·li·thot·o·my

(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.

pyelolithotomy

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

pyelolithotomy

incision of the renal pelvis for removal of calculi.

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]

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]
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5] According to the guidelines, laparoscopic pyelolithotomy (LPL) is indicated when endoscopic procedures fail, if there is a complex stone burden, renal and anatomical abnormalities, or if there are indications for open surgery.
Management of pelvic stones larger than 20 mm: laparoscopic transperitoneal pyelolithotomy or percutaneous nephrolithotomy?
Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy and pyelolithotomy are both treatment options for patients with large impacted calculi.