Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for treating staghorn stones: 10 years of experience of a tertiary-care centre

@inproceedings{ElNahas2012PercutaneousNF,
  title={Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for treating staghorn stones: 10 years of experience of a tertiary-care centre},
  author={Ahmed R El-Nahas and Ibrahim I Eraky and Ahmed Abdulrahman Shokeir and Ahmed M. Shoma and Ahmed M. El-Assmy and Nasr A. El-Tabey and Hamdy A. El-Kappany and Mahmoud R. El-Kenawy},
  booktitle={Arab journal of urology},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE To present the results of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for treating staghorn stones. PATIENTS AND METHODS A database was compiled from the computerised files of patients who underwent PCNL for staghorn stones between 1999 and 2009. The study included 238 patients (128 males and 110 females) with a mean (SD) age of 48.9 (14) years, who… CONTINUE READING