nephrolithotomy


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nephrolithotomy

 [nef″ro-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
incision of kidney for removal of kidney stones.

neph·ro·li·thot·o·my

(nef'rō-li-thot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into the kidney for the removal of a renal calculus.
[nephro- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

nephrolithotomy

/neph·ro·li·thot·o·my/ (nef″ro-lĭ-thot´ah-me) incision of the kidney for removal of calculi.

nephrolithotomy

(nĕf′rō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the kidney to remove a renal calculus.

nephrolithotomy

[-lithot′əmē]
the surgical removal of renal calculi.

neph·ro·li·thot·o·my

(nef'rō-li-thot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the kidney for the removal of a renal calculus.
[nephro- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

nephrolithotomy

Surgical removal of a stone (calculus) from the kidney.

nephrolithotomy

incision of kidney for removal of calculi.
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Comparison of percutaneous nephrolithotomy and retrograde flexible nephrolithotripsy for the management of 2-4 cm stones: a matched-pair analysis.
Endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery for large calculi: Simultaneous use of flexible ureteroscopy and mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy overcomes the disadvantageous of percutaneous nephrolithotomy monotherapy.
Treatment of renal calculi with minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy guided by ultrasound.
Similarly the facility of Micro Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) surgery is also now available at Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH), he added.
Keywords: Modified Clavien system, Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, Renal stones.
Abbreviations CaSR: Calcium-sensing receptor CaOx: Calcium oxalate EG: Ethylene glycol OS: Oxidative stress SD: Sprague-Dawley SOD: Superoxide dismutase ROS: Reactive oxygen species MDA: Malondialdehyde MAPK: Mitogen-activated protein kinase ERK: Extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase JNK: c-Jun N-terminal protein kinase OPN: Osteopontin ESWL: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy URS: Ureteroscopy PNL: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy PBS: Phosphate-buffered saline BUN: Blood urea nitrogen Cr: Serum creatinine GAPDH: Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase SEM: Standard error of the mean FBS: Fetal bovine serum DMEM: Dulbecco's modified Eagle's medium.
Anand, "Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in abnormal kidneys: single-center experience," Urology, vol.
Introduction Fluoroscopy is commonly used imaging technique during percutaneous nephrolithotomy but is associated with risks of radiation exposure.
Objective: The aim of this study was to compare demographic data in adult patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) for kidney stone disease in university hospitals from Southeastern Anatolia and the Black Sea regions.
Exclusion criteria were: history of previous ureteral double J stent or nephrostomy, preoperative febrile syndrome, and need for concomitant percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
Cook Medical has a new device to simplify percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) procedures, during which physicians break up and remove large kidney stones, or can use it in the bladder to break up large bladder stones.
A press release said that he is an expert in all forms of endourological procedures, inclA[degrees] uding Flexible UretroA[degrees]renoscopy (visualisation of ureters and kidA[degrees] ney without surgery); PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy A[degrees] removal of kidney stone under direct vision through a very small cut); TURP (TransA[degrees]urethral resection of prostate A[degrees] removal of enlarged prostate through the penis without cutting); Holmium Laser Prostatectomy; laparoA[degrees] scopic procedures such as nephrectomy (removal of kidA[degrees] ney); pyleoplasty (repair of parts of kidney); urologic oncology procedures (for cancer in prostate kidney and urinary bladder); and microsurgical andrological work.