alexa Percutaneous caliceal irrigation during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for lower pole renal calculi.


Medical & Surgical Urology

Author(s): Graham JB, Nelson JB

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Abstract A percutaneous nephrostomy tube coiled in the lower pole calix was used to irrigate stone fragments during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in a small series of patients. This procedure is suggested as a possible means of improving lithotripsy results for larger, lower pole stones.
This article was published in J Urol and referenced in Medical & Surgical Urology

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