nephrostomy tube

ne·phros·to·my tube

a tube placed in the renal collecting system for drainage, diagnostic tests, or removal of calculi. May be placed through a percutaneous route or during an open surgical procedure.

ne·phros·to·my tube

(ne-fros'tŏ-mē tūb)
A tube placed in the renal collecting system for drainage, diagnostic tests, or removal of calculi. May be placed through a percutaneous route or during an open surgical procedure.
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On the other hand, traumatic fistulae result from direct perforation of the renal pelvis by a foreign body (ureteral catheter, nephrostomy tube, swallowed hairpin or toothpick, bullet) or severe blunt trauma (7).
1,2) Calculi can be managed either conservatively through a trial of stone passage, or by active urological intervention, such as with Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL), ureteroscopy (URS), percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), or decompression by means of ureteric stenting or nephrostomy tube placement.
The gynecologist referred the patient to a urologist, who determined that the patient had sustained a significant ureter injury that required placement of a nephrostomy tube.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Malecot type nephrostomy tube, radiopaque, made of polyurethane, Malecot type nephrostomy tube, radiopaque, made of polyurethane, with straightener and connector for urobag, 20 cm long, 14F (in a sterile pack)Stent positioner for antegrade and retrograde stenting with radio-opaque mark for tip identification under fluoroscopy during stent placement of size 5.
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.
In all cases hemorrhage was managed conservatively by placing nephrostomy tube.
We present the case of a 54-year-old woman with past medical history of stage IIB squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix, pelvic radiation therapy 16 years earlier, chronic renal insufficiency, chronic pyelonephritis, solitary left kidney, left ureteral stricture, frequent ureteral stent exchanges, left percutaneous nephrostomy tube, and colovesical and vesicovaginal fistulae.
He underwent emergent placement of nephrostomy tube to the transplanted kidney with subsequent improvement of patient's Cr to 1.
In order to treat the postrenal failure, a percutaneous left nephrostomy tube was inserted under general anesthesia.
Following clamping the nephrostomy tube was removed 6 hour when the patient had no complaints and was asymptomatic.
9 (2-5) days and nephrostomy tube was kept for one day (Range 1-3).