The use of the amplatz sheath in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: does amplatz sheath size matter?

@article{Karakse2013TheUO,
  title={The use of the amplatz sheath in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: does amplatz sheath size matter?},
  author={Ayhan Karak{\"o}se and Ozgu Aydoğdu and Yusuf Ziya Ateşçi},
  journal={Current urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={127-31}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of Amplatz sheath size used in percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) on postoperative outcome, bleeding, and renal impairment rates. MATERIALS AND METHODS One-hundred and ten patients who underwent uneventful percutaneous nephrolithotomy between November 2011 and October 2012 were included in the study. The patients were… CONTINUE READING