Laparoscopic anatrophic nephrolithotomy for management of staghorn renal calculi.

@article{Simforoosh2013LaparoscopicAN,
  title={Laparoscopic anatrophic nephrolithotomy for management of staghorn renal calculi.},
  author={Nasser Simforoosh and Mohammad Hadi Radfar and Akbar Nouralizadeh and Ali Tabibi and A. H. Basiri and Seyed Amir Mohsen Ziaee and Reza Sarhangnejad and Mehdi Abedinzadeh},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={306-10}
}
BACKGROUND Management of staghorn renal stones is still challenging. We present our experience with laparoscopic anatrophic nephrolithotomy as an alternative option for management of staghorn renal calculi. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-four patients with staghorn renal calculi underwent 25 laparoscopic anatrophic nephrolithtomy procedures. Characteristics of patients and stones along with perioperative features such as operation time, transfusion, ischemic time, hospitalization, stone-free… CONTINUE READING