Some criteria to attempt second side safely in planned bilateral simultaneous percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

@article{Ura2008SomeCT,
  title={Some criteria to attempt second side safely in planned bilateral simultaneous percutaneous nephrolithotomy.},
  author={Murat Yahya Uğraş and Ender Gedik and Ali Gunes and Metin Yanik and Ahmet Soylu and Can Baydinç},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={996-1000}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the validity of some criteria that could guide in the decision to cancel or proceed with the second side of planned bilateral simultaneous percutaneous nephrolithotomy (bsPCNL). METHODS Patients with an indication for bilateral PCNL were enrolled in this study. The operation was stopped at the end of the initial side if operative time was >180 min, the hemoglobin level was <11 g/dL, the hemoglobin decrease was >3 g/dL, the systolic arterial pressure was <100 mm Hg, the… CONTINUE READING

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