pelvicalyceal

pelvicaliceal, pelvicalyceal

pertaining to the renal pelves and calices.
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It can help in measuring the size of kidneys and extent of renal damage, it can detect renal calculus and its size, hydronephrosis and its extent, any dilatation of pelvicalyceal system, or renal cystitis, abscess, calculus and residual post-voidal urine in bladder or any changes in renal parenchyma.
4] Furthermore, a sterile voided urine does not preclude the presence of pathogens in the urine in pelvicalyceal system [5] or the development of postoperative bacteriuria.
In this study we presented a 54-year-old female patient, who had right flank pain and macroscopic hematuria complaint for a month and had, grade 3 pelvicalyceal dilatation on the right side, filling defect in the right ureterovesical junction according to their intravenous pyelography.
Right kidney was atrophic but still functioning without pelvicalyceal contrast excretion.
Some cases of urothelial carcinoma arising from the pelvicalyceal system may also be positive for PAX8, highlighting the necessity of using this marker as part of a panel dictated by the histologic features on hematoxylineosin stain.
On delayed images, there was no excretion of contrast into pelvicalyceal system and ureters on both sides.
After opacification of the pelvicalyceal system through contrast injection in the existing nephrostomy, a puncture of the opposite pole was performed and a guidewire was then advanced through the puncture needle, followed by the dilator/sheath complex.
Inclusion criteria were 2 to 5 cm sized calculi, moderate to severe dilatation of pelvicalyceal system, willingness of the patients to accept conversion into open surgical procedure in case of difficulty in achieving stone clearance with PCNL and acceptance by the patients to undergo subsequent ESWL with or without JJ stenting.
A repeat ultrasound at one year follow-up again showed normal pelvicalyceal system and normal serum creatinine.
Fatty liver and slight dilatation of the pelvicalyceal system of the kidney located cranially, which was caused by aureteral stone, were also found.
Severe hydronephosis was defined as the loss of renal cortex with dilated pelvicalyceal system.