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    Is povidone iodine an alternative to silver nitrate for renal pelvic instillation sclerotherapy in chyluria?
    BJU Int 2004 Nov;94(7):1082-5
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP, India.
    Objective: To compare the efficacy and toxicity of 1% silver nitrate, 0.2% povidone iodine and 50% dextrose in renal pelvic instillation sclerotherapy (RPIS) for chyluria.

    Patients And Methods: In a prospective randomized comparative study from January 1999 to June 2003, 106 patients (61 males and 45 females; mean age 36 years, sd 12, range 14-65) were randomized to receive 1% silver nitrate, 0. Read More
    Devastating complication of silver nitrate instillation for the treatment of chyluria.
    BMJ Case Rep 2013 Sep 26;2013. Epub 2013 Sep 26.
    Department of Urology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    The passage of milky white urine (chyluria) is an alarming sign. Safety and efficacy of silver nitrate instillation therapy for chyluria has been demonstrated in various studies in literature. Inspite of these, various serious complications following silver nitrate therapy have been reported from the regions where the pathology is prevalent. Read More