nephrostomy


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nephrostomy

 [nĕ-fros´tah-me]
creation of a permanent opening into the renal pelvis.
Positioning of a percutaneous nephrostomy tube. From Bolander, 1994.
percutaneous nephrostomy insertion of a catheter through the skin and into the renal pelvis under the guidance of fluorography or ultrasonography; performed for relief of obstruction and to gain access to the upper urinary tract for a variety of procedures, such as dilation of strictures or removal of calculi.

ne·phros·to·my

(ne-fros'tŏ-mē),
Establishment of an opening between the collecting system of the kidney through its parenchyma to the exterior of the body; may be performed by surgical incision or be placed percutaneously.
[nephro- + G. stoma, mouth]

nephrostomy

/ne·phros·to·my/ (nĕ-fros´tah-me) creation of a permanent fistula leading into the renal pelvis.

nephrostomy

[nəfros′təmē]
a surgical procedure in which a flank incision is made so that a catheter can be inserted into the kidney pelvis to drain the kidney, often done to relieve obstruction.

ne·phros·to·my

(ne-fros'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of an opening between the pelvis of the kidney through its cortex to the exterior of the body.
[nephro- + G. stoma, mouth]

nephrostomy

An opening into the kidney for the purpose of draining urine by way of a tube.

nephrostomy

creation of a permanent opening into the renal pelvis.
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Results of urine cultures obtained from urethral and nephrostomy catheters were compared.
Also, of the two patients who did not respond to formalin, one underwent cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion during the same hospitalization, while the second patient was managed with bilateral indwelling percutaneous nephrostomy tube drainage due to the patient's complex medical comorbidities and poor functional status, precluding cystectomy.
As for the patient with an existing nephrostomy tube, a J-tipped guidewire was passed into the renal pelvis through the tube.
Based on the fact that this is a life-threatening pathology, we felt it useful to evaluate the consequences of an empirical anti-biotioc therapy (ABT) (recommended by the general practitioner or as self-medication) upon the evolution of the disease; whether the delay of the renal drainage had any consequences for the outcomes, the length of stay and the treatment costs; whether the insertion of a double-J (JJ) stent was less efficient and expensive than the percutaneous nephrostomy (PNS); and whether the comorbidities were a factor that influenced patients' evolution regardless of the drainage method used.
Finally, a clamped F20 Foley catheter was placed as a nephrostomy tube, which was opened within 24h and was removed when the color of the extravasation changed to clear gradually.
Complications like hemorrhage requiring transfusion, urinary extravasation after removal of nephrostomy, pleural injury requiring tube thoracostomy and sepsis requiring therapeutic intravenous antibiotics were noted.
Four days later, the patient began passing bright red blood and clots from her left nephrostomy tube.
Cystoscopy with ureteral stenting or percutaneous nephrostomy placement can provide the usual first line options to relieve obstruction [1, 2].
In order to treat the postrenal failure, a percutaneous left nephrostomy tube was inserted under general anesthesia.
After the injection of contrast through ureteric catheter percutaneous nephrostomy tract was made under fluoroscopy.
But a medic carried out the nephrostomy procedure on her left one.
Nonvascular pediatric IR procedures include enteric access (eg, feeding and percutaneous gastrostomy tube placements), biopsies, diagnostic and therapeutic drainages, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and biliary drainage, percutaneous cholecystostomy, and percutaneous nephrostomy.