The value of percutaneous nephrostomy; Sri Lankan experience.

  title={The value of percutaneous nephrostomy; Sri Lankan experience.},
  author={U C Samarasinghe and N Dayanthi Perera},
  journal={The Ceylon medical journal},
  volume={43 2},
OBJECTIVE To identify the most useful indications for image-guided percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN). DESIGN Retrospective analysis of immediate outcome of the procedure in 46 patients. SETTING Department of Radiology, The National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo. PATIENTS 46 patients on whom 59 PCNs done between June 1995 and August 1996. RESULTS 57 PCNs were successful and 2 failed. Clinical improvement was observed in all patients with acute obstructive renal failure, pyorenephrosis and… CONTINUE READING

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