nephroscopy


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nephroscopy

 [nĕ-fros´kah-pe]
visualization of the kidney by means of the nephroscope.
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It is often required to establish multi-channels or leverage lens for the treatment of antler-like renal calculi through percutaneous nephroscopy, increasing the degree of renal damage as well as the risks of serious intraoperative and postoperative complications.8
Lopez Lopez et al., "Technique and complications of percutaneous nephroscopy: experience with 557 patients in the supine position," Journal of Urology, vol.
It is the surgeon's standard practice to treat staghorn stone with the combination of rigid and flexible nephroscopy instead of multiple accesses alternative.
Final nephroscopy was performed and ultrasonic images were taken to determine about the stone clearance and residual fragments.
IIIb PC nephrostomy or renephrostomy (drainage loss, bleeding, or the development of a urinoma); Ureteroscopy; Nephroscopy; Open intervention (due to a postoperative ureteral stricture or parenchymal bleeding); Arteriovenous listula; Perirenal abscesses; Any other intervention under general anesthesia; Clinically significant residual stones after surgery for simple stones and additional interventions (?).
Those with PCN performed for supplementary procedures like percutaneous nephroslithotomy (PCNL), ureteric stent insertion, nephroscopy and biopsy, were also excluded.
Rigid nephroscopy readily identified the calculus, which was removed intact using a percutaneous nitinol stone basket.
The patient then was admitted for percutaneous nephroscopy with the guidance of B ultrasound.
After securing renal access, tract dilatation and placing the working sheath, a rigid nephroscope was inserted under direct vision and Nephroscopy performed under video endoscopic monitoring.
Nephroscopy with removal of stone following nephrostomy for obstructive calculus anuria.