Comparison one-step procedure with two-step procedure in percutaneous nephrolithotomy

  title={Comparison one-step procedure with two-step procedure in percutaneous nephrolithotomy},
  author={Szu-Han Chen and W B Wu and Yii-Her Chou and Hsin-Chih Yeh and Chia-Chun Tsai and Kuang-Shun Chueh and N Hou and Siou-Jin Chiu and Hung-Pin Tu and Ching-Chia Li},
The aim of this study was to compare the effects of one-step percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) by the urologist alone and two-step PCNL by cooperating with the radiologist. We included 168 patients who underwent surgery by the same surgeon, 83 who underwent two-step PCNL, in which percutaneous nephrostomy insertion was performed by the radiologists on the day before endo-surgery, and 85 who underwent one-step PCNL, which involved the creation of a nephrostomy tract and performing the PCNL at… CONTINUE READING
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