Nephrostomy (procedure)

Known as: Nephrostomy 
Surgery to make an opening from the outside of the body to the renal pelvis (part of the kidney that collects urine). This may be done to drain urine… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVES To compare the feasibility and morbidity of tubeless, totally tubeless, and standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE We compared postoperative outcomes among tubeless, conventional large bore nephrostomy drainage and small bore… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE To determine peak skin dose (PSD), a measure of the likelihood of radiation-induced skin effects, for a variety of common… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is an uncommon disease of unknown etiology that may involve the ureters and other… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Percutaneous nephrostomy procedures generally are safe. The associated mortality rate is approximately 0.04%, and the incidence… (More)
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1994
1994
PURPOSE Percutaneous nephrostomy is a well-established standardized procedure in the management of patients with various urologic… (More)
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1994
1994
A retrospective analysis of 100 consecutive ultrasonically guided percutaneous nephrostomy tubes placed under the guidance of… (More)
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1989
1989
Because animal studies have shown that renal obstruction increases renal vascular resistance, we theorized that obstruction would… (More)
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1986
1986
Nephrostomy tube urinary drainage is important in the initial postoperative period after 1-stage percutaneous nephrostolithotomy… (More)
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1955
Highly Cited
1955
 
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