pyelolithotomy


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pyelolithotomy

 [pi″ĕ-lo-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
incision of the renal pelvis for removal of a calculus.

py·e·lo·li·thot·o·my

(pī'ĕ-lō-li-thot'ŏ-mē),
Operative removal of a calculus from the kidney through an incision in the renal pelvis.
[pyelo- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

pyelolithotomy

/py·elo·li·thot·o·my/ (-lĭ-thot´ah-me) incision of the renal pelvis for removal of calculi.

pyelolithotomy

(pī′ə-lō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)

pyelolithotomy

[pī′əlō′lithot′əmē]
a surgical procedure in which renal calculi are removed from the pelvis of the ureter.

py·e·lo·li·thot·o·my

(pī'ĕ-lō-li-thot'ŏ-mē)
Operative removal of a calculus from the kidney through an incision in the renal pelvis.
Synonym(s): pelvilithotomy.
[pyelo- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

pyelolithotomy

An operation involving cutting into a kidney to remove a stone (calculus). LITHOTRIPSY, using ultrasonic waves to break up stones, has made this operation less often required.

pyelolithotomy

incision of the renal pelvis for removal of calculi.
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Although both open nephrolithotomy and open pyelolithotomy aim to remove renal stone(s) under direct vision, there are significant differences between these two surgical techniques.
Conclusion: Laparoscopic retroperitoneal pyelolithotomy for upper urinary tract calculi is superior to open surgery because of the significantly reduced hospital stays and cosmetic outcomes of patients who underwent the laparoscopic surgery.
32) In our study, right pyelolithotomy was done in 22 (55%) cases, left pyelolithotomy in 9 (22.
Others A variety of other procedures have been performed using robotics in children, such as pyelolithotomy, (58) correction of retrocaval ureter, (59) adrenalectomy, bladder neck sling, (60) ureteropyelostomy, excision of Mullerian duct remnants, (47) and sacrocolpopexy just to name a few.
Pyelolithotomy was done for stones present in renal pelvis.
The 16 LESS surgeries included 7 dismembered pyeloplasties (44%), 4 unilateral and 1 bilateral varicocelectomies (31%), 2 simple nephrectomies (13%), 1 renal cyst decortication (6%) in a child with large symptomatic multicystic kidney, and 1 pyelolithotomy (6%) in a child who had cystinuria and a history or multiple percutaneous nephrolithotomies (Table 1).
If a safe access tract is not feasible, alternative methods, such as laparoscopic or robotic-assisted pyelolithotomy, should be considered.
Re-stenting was done in patients with encrustations in renal and ureteric portions of the stent and in patients requiring pyelolithotomy.
After mobilization of the kidney, we retrieved the stones through extended pyelolithotomy or pyelonephrolithotomy.
Prior to the PNL procedure, 2 patients in the miniperc group and 1 child in the standard PNL group had undergone SWL management for calculi located in the kidney, and I case in the first group had a history of pyelolithotomy.