Outcomes of contemporary percutaneous nephrostolithotomy in morbidly obese patients.

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PURPOSE The surgical management of renal and ureteral calculi presents unique challenges in the obese patient. We reviewed our recent experience with percutaneous nephrostolithotomy in patients with a body mass index greater than 30. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the records of 236 patients undergoing percutaneous nephrostolithotomy between August… (More)

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@article{Pearle1998OutcomesOC, title={Outcomes of contemporary percutaneous nephrostolithotomy in morbidly obese patients.}, author={Margaret Sue Pearle and Stephen Y. Nakada and Jonathan Womack and John V Kryger}, journal={The Journal of urology}, year={1998}, volume={160 3 Pt 1}, pages={669-73} }