nephrostolithotomy

nephrostolithotomy

 [nĕfros″to-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
removal of kidney stones through a nephrostomy tube inserted through the abdominal wall into the renal pelvis.
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Lower pole I: a prospective randomized trial of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy for lower pole nephrolithiasis-initial results.
Complete staghorn calculi: random prospective comparison between extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy monotherapy and combined with percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. The Journal of urology 157, 780-786 (1997).
Clayman et al., "Lower pole I: a prospective randomized trial of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy for lower pole nephrolithiasis-initial results," Journal of Urology, vol.
Complications of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. Can J Urol 1999;6:872-875
Renal parenchymal injury after standard and mini percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. J Urol 2001;165:1693-5.
Radiation exposure to patient and urologist during percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. J Urol 1984; 132: 1148-52.
Clayman, "Advances in percutaneous nephrostolithotomy," Urologic Clinics of North America, vol.
Renal parenchymal injury after standart and mini percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. J Urol 2001;165:1693-5.
Radiation dose to patient and staff during percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. British Journal of Urology, 59(6), 508-512.
Only 8% of the children had ureteroscopy, 3% had percutaneous nephrostolithotomy, and 3% had open surgery.
In comparison, a barium swallow delivers an average skin dose of 0.10 Gy (10 reds); a barium enema, 0.22 Gy (22 reds); lower spine radiographs, 0.05 Gy (5 reds); cardiac catheterization, 0.47 Gy (47 reds); plain radiograph of the abdomen, 0.007 Gy (0.7 reds), intravenous urography, 0.03 Gy (3 reds); and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy, 0.20 Gy to 0.65 Gy (20 to 65 rads).[24,35]
Safety and efficacy of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy in patients on anticoagulant therapy.