Tubeless mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy in infants and preschool children: a preliminary report.

@article{Bilen2010TubelessMP,
  title={Tubeless mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy in infants and preschool children: a preliminary report.},
  author={Cenk Yucel Bilen and Mert Gunay and Ender Ozden and Kubilay Inci and Saban Sarikaya and Serdar Tekgul},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={184 6},
  pages={
          2498-502
        }
}
PURPOSE We retrospectively analyzed the outcomes of tubeless mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy in infants and preschool children, and compared them with age matched controls who underwent nephrostomy drainage. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 28 renal units in 26 children were operated on for stone disease using the mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy technique. Holmium laser and pneumatic lithotriptor were used for stone fragmentation. Children who underwent complete stone removal and had a… CONTINUE READING

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