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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Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a procedure in which an incision is made in the kidney and stones are removed.
Massive haemorrhage presenting as a complication after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy or PCNL is used to remove kidney stones that are larger than 2cm in diameter and cannot be passed through the urinary tract.
Seventy-nine children were treated with ESWL, percutaneous procedures, drugs, stents, or close observation; only 25 children required surgical procedures including cystolithotomy, nephrolithotomy, partial nephrectomy, pyelolithotomy, ureterolithotomy, and urethral stone extraction.
Sometimes a procedure called percutaneous nephrolithotomy is recommended to remove a stone.
He has remained as one of the leading innovators in the field of minimally invasive urological surgery, pioneering several new operative techniques used in percutaneous nephrolithotomy, treatment of kidney stones, percutaneous treatment of transitional cell carcinoma and endopyelotomy.
Prior Information Notice: Delivery reports for percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and rigid cystoscope optician.
He specializes in the advanced treatments for large and complex kidney stones including percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and also performs retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS).
The technique, known as anatrophic nephrolithotomy, became standard procedure for removing large staghorn stones, which were commonplace at the time, that could result in a complete cast of the drainage system of the kidney.