nephroscope


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nephroscope

 [nef´ro-skōp]
an instrument inserted into an incision in the renal pelvis for viewing the inside of the kidney, equipped with three channels for telescope, fiberoptic light input, and irrigation.

neph·ro·scope

(nef'rō-skōp),
An endoscope passed into the renal pelvis to view it. Route of access may be percutaneous, through a surgically exposed kidney, or retrograde through the ureter.

neph·ro·scope

(nef'rō-skōp)
An endoscope passed into the renal pelvis to view it. Route of access may be percutaneous (through a surgically exposed kidney) or retrograde through the ureter.

Nephroscope

An instrument made of a light source in a tube. The tube is inserted into the kidney through an incision in the back and used to locate kidney stones. The stones are broken up with high frequency sound waves and removed by suction through the scope.
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reported that after HoLEP, the occurrence of urethral stricture resulted from the use of larger nephroscopes (26 Fr) to facilitate the morcellation process.
Anovel semi-rigid nephroscope percutaneous nephrolithotomy: The best therapy for renal Staghorn Calculi.
Then a Wolf F20.8 nephroscope was placed to smash and clear away the calculi with the third generation of EMS ultrasonic pneumatic lithotripsy system.
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Residual lower calyx stone remained in two patients with giant staghorn calculi due to difficulty reaching them with the nephroscope through a single upper renal calyx access point.
This allowed insertion of Amplatz sheath through which the rigid nephroscope was introduced.
The equipment include High Intensity Focus Ultrasound complete set, Cystoscope & Rescetoscope (complete sets), Optical Urethome set, Xenon Light Source 180W, Stone Punch, Percutaneous Nephroscope (PCNL & Micro PNCL), Paediatric CystoResctoscope & Urethrome set, Holmium Laser 30W, Urodanamic system with ENG, HD 3CCD Camera system, Video system center with NBI compatible, Combine Unit Vessel sealing argon plasma coagulation+bipolar diathermy, combine unit hand instruments, C.Arm Flouro Scope, Urology/Diode Laser 250W.
During the endoscopic procedure, a 10mm rigid endoscope/ nephroscope 5mm with a working channel, 5-mm atraumatic Babcock forceps, bipolar cutting and bipolar coagulation forceps (LinaTripolPowerBlade[R], WEM & VIVAMED, RibeiraoPreto, SP, Brazil) were used.
Rigid nephroscope (Storz) 26 Fr was used in all cases for visualization and extraction of stones and lithotripsy was performed by Swiss Pneumatic Lithoclast.
A travers un petit orifice parietal au niveau du dos, on introduit le nephroscope qui permet de voir et de fragmenter et de retirer les calculs, a-t-on explique.
A few weeks later the tract is dilated with a dilator system and a nephroscope is passed through it and stones are removed [40].
Use of the flexible fiberoptic nephroscope in the preoperative evaluation and delayed repair of traumatic urethral strictures.