The current status of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of kidney stones.

@article{Yuhico2008TheCS,
  title={The current status of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of kidney stones.},
  author={Manuel Patubo Yuhico and Raymond Ko},
  journal={Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={159-75}
}
Large kidney stones (>2 cm) is a common problem affecting all population groups across the globe and may result in significant complications if left untreated. The treatment for this condition has evolved dramatically over the past seven decades with the advent of minimally invasive treatment options. At the forefront of this paradigm shift is the development of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). This has resulted in shorter hospital stays, reduced postoperative pain, and quicker… CONTINUE READING
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