anatrophic

anatrophic

An obsolete adjective for that which tends to prevent or correct atrophy of cells, tissues or organ systems.
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Patients with a history of ORSS with parenchymal insicion (radial nephrotomies, anatrophic nephrolithotomy, lower pole resection, partial nephrectomy) were included in Group 1 (open nephrolithotomy group).
Modified anatrophic nephrolithotomy for complete staghorn calculus disease--does it still have a place?
14 Synder and his colleagues compared the success rate, procedure duration, complications, and recovery time for percutaneous and anatrophic nephrolithotomy in patients with staghorn stones.
Snyder JA, Smith AD, Staghorn calculi: percutaneous extraction versus anatrophic nephrolithotomy.
Combined percutaneous and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for staghorn calculi: an alternative to anatrophic nephrolithotomy.
Modified anatrophic nephrolithotomy for management of staghorn calculi: is renal function preserved.
For open surgery, anatrophic nephrolithotomy has been shown to cause significant deterioration in renal function in 5 out of 9 children after surgery and this decline ranged from 6% to 16%.
Paediatric anatrophic nephrolithotomy: Stone clearance at what price?
INTRODUCTION: Anatrophic nephrolithotomy is a procedure that is used for the removal of large renal calculi, specifically branched or staghorn calculi.
CASE REPORT: A 46year old 80Kg male who had right sided staghorn calculus was scheduled to undergo anatrophic nephrolithotomy.