Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for complex pediatric renal calculus disease.

@article{Desai2004PercutaneousNF,
  title={Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for complex pediatric renal calculus disease.},
  author={Mahesh Ramanlal Desai and Rajesh A Kukreja and Snehal H Patel and Sharad D Bapat},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          23-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Pediatric renal calculus disease has been a management dilemma in view of the concern about the effects of the various treatment modalities on the growing kidney, the significant recurrence rate, and the long-term outcome. We report our experience with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) monotherapy in staghorn or complex pediatric renal calculi. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the case records of 116 patients younger than 15 years who underwent PCNL… CONTINUE READING
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