Percutaneous nephropyelostomy in the management of acute pyohydronephrosis.

  title={Percutaneous nephropyelostomy in the management of acute pyohydronephrosis.},
  author={Zoran L. Barbaric and Rodney Davis and Ildik{\'o} Frank and C. A. Linke and Elliot O. Lipchik and Abraham T. K. Cockett},
  volume={118 3},
Percutaneous nephropyelostomy using the posterolateral approach was employed together with antibiotics and other supportive therapy as the initial step in the treatment of acute pyohydronephrosis, with gratifying results. Percutaneous nephropyelostomy is recommended as the procedure of choice for this specific clinical emergency.