Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in children with pediatric and adult-sized instruments.

@article{elik2016PercutaneousNI,
  title={Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in children with pediatric and adult-sized instruments.},
  author={Huseyin Tugrul Çelik and Ahmet Çamtosun and Ramazan Altintaş and Cemal Taşdemir},
  journal={Journal of pediatric urology},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={399.e1-399.e5}
}
OBJECTIVE Pediatric stone disease is a significant health issue which has increased in incidence because of lifestyle changes, dietary habits, and obesity. The incidence of urolithiasis among pediatric age groups varies according to region and is high in Turkey. The management of stone disease in children has improved dramatically over the last two decades. The high success rate of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) have led modern researchers to suggest that it be used as a first-line… CONTINUE READING