Urol Case Rep 2021 May 19;36:101578. Epub 2021 Jan 19.
Department of Urology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.
Abdominal compartment syndrome is a life-threatening complication of conventional percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), with few cases reported in different positions. We present the first case of abdominal compartment syndrome as a complication of supermini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (SMP) in The Galdakao-modified supine Valdivia position, possibly predisposing factors, diagnosis, and management. Although it is a challenging diagnosis and life-threatening condition, morbidity and mortality can be decreased with early detection and drainage of the intra-peritoneal fluid, causing increased abdominal pressure, which is the most important prognostic factor. Read More