Imaging for percutaneous renal access and management of renal calculi.

  title={Imaging for percutaneous renal access and management of renal calculi.},
  author={Sangtae Park and Margaret Sue Pearle},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  volume={33 3},
Percutaneous renal stone surgery requires detailed imaging to define stone burden and delineate the anatomy of the kidney and nearby organs. It is also essential to carry out safe percutaneous access and to assess postoperative outcomes. The emergence of CT as the imaging modality of choice for detecting renal calculi and the ability of CT urography with or without three-dimensional reconstruction to delineate the collecting system makes this the most versatile and sensitive imaging modality… CONTINUE READING

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