Percutaneous chemolysis—An important tool in the treatment of urolithiasis

  title={Percutaneous chemolysis—An important tool in the treatment of urolithiasis},
  author={David H Heimbach and Dr. habil. W. B{\"a}umler and Georg Schoeneich and Albrecht Hesse},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
Persistent residual calculi after therapy, i.e. extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), percutaneous nephrolitholapaxy (PNL), as well as pyelo-and nephrolithotomy are big problems in the treatment of urolithiasis. Furthermore, the therapy of stones is problematic in patients with inadequate drainage, impaired kidney function, or with high risks against anaesthetics. Between 1991 and 1997 percutaneous antegrade chemolysis was carried out in eleven patients. In nine of them complete… CONTINUE READING
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