Tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy: is it really less morbid?

  title={Tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy: is it really less morbid?},
  author={Iqbal Singh and Arvind Bahadur Singh and Gyanendra S Mittal},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  volume={22 3},
PURPOSE To prospectively evaluate and study the role, relative safety, and effectiveness of "tubeless" percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and whether it is really less morbid vis-à-vis PCNL with a nephrostomy tube; to compare the postoperative pain, analgesia requirement, hospital stay, return to work time, and other parameters in patients undergoing tubeless PCNL and standard PCNL. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty selected patients underwent PCNL. A single urologist (IS) was the surgeon, and a… CONTINUE READING
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