Surgical management of the calyceal diverticulum.

  title={Surgical management of the calyceal diverticulum.},
  author={Benjy Canales and Manoj Monga},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  volume={13 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The management of calyceal diverticulum has evolved from an open surgical approach to a minimally invasive approach. Currently, the percutaneous, ureteroscopic and laparoscopic techniques are recommended by individual investigators. Recent studies have helped establish patient selection criteria for each of the above procedures. This review will discuss technique and results and suggest a treatment algorithm for the patient with a symptomatic calyceal diverticulum. RECENT… CONTINUE READING

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