nephrolithotomy


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nephrolithotomy

[¦nef·rō·li′thäd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of renal calculi from the kidney.
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Retrograde intrarenal surgery versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of lower-polerenal stones with a diameter of 15 to 20 mm.
Early migration and ureteric obstruction of an embolisation coil used to treat massive haemorrhage following percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
Advances in the technology of medical instruments have provided a variety of safe and effective endourological procedures such as SWL, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and ureteroscopy in the treatment of pediatric urolithiasis (13).
Retrograde intrarenal surgery versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treatment of lower pole renal stones: A meta-analysis and systematic review.
Prospective randomized study of various techniques of percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
Prospective evaluation of outcome of percutaneous nephrolithotomy using the 'STONE' nephrolithometry score: A single-centre experience.
RAWALPINDI -- A dialysis, Micro Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, Intensive Care and dengue department have been set up in the Allied Hospitals at a cost of Rs 203 million.
Objective: To present our complications of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) during initial one year using modified Calvien system.
Although currently available stone removal techniques, such as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), ureteroscopy (URS), and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL), are considered effective, they are costly.
In these circumstances, one may even consider stone push-up by flexible ureteroscopy combined with minipercutaneous nephrolithotomy.
In percutaneous nephrolithotomy or nephrolithotripsy, the surgeon makes a small cut in your back.