Gelatin packing of intracortical tract after percutaneous nephrostomy lithotripsy for decreasing bleeding and urine leakage.

@article{Yu2006GelatinPO,
  title={Gelatin packing of intracortical tract after percutaneous nephrostomy lithotripsy for decreasing bleeding and urine leakage.},
  author={Dah-Shyong Yu},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  year={2006},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={162-5}
}
  • Dah-Shyong Yu
  • Published 2006 in Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA
BACKGROUND Percutaneous nephrostomy is almost a daily routine procedure in clinical urologic practice. Tract bleeding and urine leakage along the percutaneous tract is a common event and bothersome to both patients and the surgeon. Herein we introduce a simple technique of gelatin packing for stopping subsequent bleeding and urine leakage immediately after a percutaneous nephrostomy lithotripsy (PCNL) procedure. METHODS PCNL, using a tubeless technique, was performed in 15 patients with renal… CONTINUE READING