Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: variables that influence hemorrhage.

  title={Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: variables that influence hemorrhage.},
  author={Burak Turna and Oktay Nazli and Serkan Demiryoguran and Rashad Mammadov and C. de la Cal},
  volume={69 4},
OBJECTIVES Renal hemorrhage is one of the most common and worrisome complications of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). This study attempted to identify variables that might influence hemorrhage during PCNL to help urologists establish preventative and treatment strategies for bleeding during PCNL procedures. METHODS The data of 193 patients (193 PCNL procedures) were retrospectively analyzed. Hemorrhage was estimated by the postoperative decrease in hematocrit factored by the quantity of… CONTINUE READING