Percutaneous removal of ureteral calculi: clinical and experimental results.

@article{Hunter1985PercutaneousRO,
  title={Percutaneous removal of ureteral calculi: clinical and experimental results.},
  author={David J. Hunter and Wilfrido R. Casta{\~n}eda-Z{\'u}{\~n}iga and Antony T. Young and John F. Cardella and Gunnar B. Lund and Joseph A. Rysavy and John C. Hulbert and Paul H. Lange and P Reedy and Kurt Amplatz},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={156 2},
  pages={341-8}
}
Between May 1983 and October 1984, 51 patients who had 68 ureteral stones underwent treatment at the University of Minnesota. All 68 stones were removed successfully using percutaneous techniques. The 100% success rate is a great improvement over previous results at our institution. The primary factors appear to be the development of the retrograde-flush… CONTINUE READING