supracostal


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supracostal

 [soo″prah-kos´tal]
above or outside the ribs.

su·pra·cos·tal

(sū'pră-kos'tăl),
Above the ribs.

su·pra·cos·tal

(sū'pră-kos'tăl)
Above the ribs.
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Prospective evaluation of safety and efficacy of the supracostal approach for percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
Characteristics Renal units Units Side Right 6 Left 7 Stone location Renal pelvis 4 Caliceal 2 Multiple sites 7 Stone multiplicity Single 2 Multiple 9 Partial staghorn 2 Stone opacity Opaque 11 Lucent 2 Nature of stones Primary 13 Recurrent 0 Cutaneous tract access Subcostal 9 Supracostal 1 Both 2 Failed 0 Table 4: Postoperative characteristics and outcomes.
Ramanan, "Supracostal punctures for PCNL: Factors that predict safety, success and stone free rate in stag horn and non-stag horn stones: A single centre experience and review of literature," Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol.
Since the tube in supracostal PCNL is likely to move with every breath, more pain is expected leading to higher and frequent doses of analgesia.
During supracostal puncture, patients with PCNL under regional anaesthesia can follow verbal commands and control respiration for prevention of pulmonary events.
Respiratory distress is one of the most common problems presented within the first few days of life.1,2 Respiratory distress in the newborn may present as apnoea, cyanosis, grunting, inspiratory stridor, nasal flaring, poor feeding, tachypnoea (more than 60 breaths per minute) and intercostal, subcostal or supracostal recessions.3 It occurs in about 7% neonates.
We did a supracostal incision, over the upper border of the 10th rib, with adequate dissection of the pleura and diaphragmatic fibres.
No significant differences among three groups were found with respect to supracostal access necessity (13%, 18% and 18%), operation duration (112 min, 110 min and 110 min).
Plural injury is seen in 3-7% of supracostal punctures.
A lumbar, supracostal, extra-pleural and extra-peritoneal approach was used.
Intrarenal anatomy, stone configuration were studied and the desired upper calyx was punctured by supracostal via the 11th intercostal space and guide wires were navigated through the collecting system and duly fixed and tract dilatation was pursued.