Percutaneous Coagulum Nephroithotripsy: a New Approach

  title={Percutaneous Coagulum Nephroithotripsy: a New Approach},
  author={Rudolf Hasun and P. C. Ryan and A Brian West and John M. Fitzpatrick and Michael J. Marberger},
  • Rudolf Hasun, P. C. Ryan, +2 authors Michael J. Marberger
  • Published 1985
  • Medicine
  • Summary— Intrarenal scatter of stone fragments during percutaneous nephrolithotripsy is a complication which may predispose to post-operative pain and further stone formation. The use of a coagulum to prevent such a complication has proved difficult when introduced percutaneously. This experimental study describes a new gelatine (Lithogel®) which is introduced through the nephroscope to coat the renal calculus; it allows easy disintegration of the calculus within the gel, is safe to use and… CONTINUE READING

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