pyelotomy


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Related to pyelotomy: pyelostomy, pyelonephrosis

pyelotomy

 [pi″ĕ-lot´ah-me]
incision of the renal pelvis.

py·e·lot·o·my

(pī'ĕ-lot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into the pelvis of the kidney.
[pyelo- + G. tomē, incision]

pyelotomy

/py·elot·o·my/ (-lot´ah-me) incision of the renal pelvis.

pyelotomy

(pī′ə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into the pelvis of the kidney.

py·e·lot·o·my

(pī'ĕ-lot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the pelvis of the kidney.
Synonym(s): pelviotomy (3) , pelvitomy.
[pyelo- + G. tomē, incision]

pyelotomy

incision of the renal pelvis.
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Informed consent was obtained for percutaneous antegrade nephroscopic stent retrieval and replacement, including laser pyelotomy if necessary.
Due to the close proximity of the main renal vessels and segmental branches, we do not recommend laser pyelotomy for any anteriorly-oriented extruded stents unless a preoperative CT scan clearly shows the site of extrusion to be well away from the vessels.
We did open surgery for this case, mainly to remove the renal pelvic stone using pyelotomy, and to be ready for any possible adverse event.