Late sequelae of percutaneous nephrostomy. Work in progress.


Renal scans of 36 patients were obtained with and without the use of contrast material, and a dynamic CT study was performed at least three years after percutaneous nephrostomy (PNS) to evaluate the late effects of that procedure on kidney morphology and function. Only one kidney showed a cortical scar (1 X 1 X 1 cm in size) at the puncture site, and there… (More)