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Initial prospective study of ambulatory mPCNL on upper urinary tract calculi.

Urol J 2019 Mar 18. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Department of Urology, Guizhou Provincial People's Hospital, Guiyang, Guizhou, P.R.China.

Objective: To explore the feasibility and safety of ambulatory mPCNL (mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy) on upper urinary tract calculi.

Methods: Clinical data of 18 patients received ambulatory mPCNL during Aug. 2017 to Jan. Read More

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Observational prospective study for surgical outcome and anesthetic feasibility of tubeless and totally tubeless supine PCNL: A single centre initial experience.

Turk J Urol 2018 Dec 4;45(2):146-149. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Department of Urology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, India.

Objective: To evaluate surgical outcome and spinal anesthetic feasibility of supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) by tubeless and totally tubeless method.

Material And Methods: This observational study included a totally 53 patients. Initial diagnosis of renal stone was based on urinary ultrasonography, kidney, ureter and bladder X-ray, and later confirmed by computed tomography urography. Read More

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December 2018

Comparison of outcomes in totally tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy according to nephrostomy tract sealing with fibrin versus gelatin matrix: a propensity score matching study.

Urolithiasis 2019 Mar 14. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06351, South Korea.

To investigate and compare surgical outcomes in totally tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy (ttPCNL) patients according to the type of sealant during nephrostomy tract closure, the records of 158 patients who underwent ttPCNL were retrospectively reviewed. Fibrin sealant [Tisseel; n = 107, fibrin-only sealant (FS)] or gelatin matrix hemostatic sealant [FloSeal; n = 51, gelatin matrix sealant (GS)] was applied during tract closure according to surgeon's preference. On the first postoperative day, computed tomography (CT) was scanned for all patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00240-019-01126-0DOI Listing
March 2019
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Percutaneous antegrade ureteral stent placement: single center experience.

Diagn Interv Radiol 2019 Mar;25(2):127-133

Departments of Urology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Gevher Nesibe Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey.

Purpose: We aimed to present our clinical experience with percutaneous antegrade ureteral stent placement in a single center.

Methods: Electronic records of patients who underwent percutaneous image-guided ureteral stent placement between September 2005 and April 2017 were reviewed. A total of 461 patients (322 males, 139 females; age range, 19-94 years; mean age, 61. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/dir.2019.18252DOI Listing
March 2019
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Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is safe and effective in aging male patients: a single center experience.

Aging Male 2019 Mar 12:1-6. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

b Urology , Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Saglik Bakanligi Okmeydani Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi , Istanbul , Turkey.

Objective: To assess the safety and effectiveness of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in aging male patients.

Methods: Two hundred eighty-three male patients over the years of forty undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy between December 2009 and September 2014 were evaluated, retrospectively. The patients were stratified by four age groups [40-49 (group-1), 50-59 (group-2), 60-69 (group-3), ≥70 years (group-4)]. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13685538.2019.1581756DOI Listing
March 2019
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Role of Percutaneous Nephrostomy in Bladder Carcinoma with Obstructive Uropathy: A Story Revisited.

Indian J Palliat Care 2019 Jan-Mar;25(1):53-56

Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Objective: To evaluate the role of percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) in patients of carcinoma bladder presenting with obstructive uropathy.

Material And Methods: We evaluated medical records of 33 patients of bladder cancer with obstructive uropathy that presented to a tertiary care hospital in north India from January 2015 to December 2016. Outcome measures included technical success rates, change in blood urea and serum creatinine (measured on Day 1, 7, and 14); and complications of PCN according to Society of Interventional Radiology Guidelines for Percutaneous Nephrostomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_102_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6388594PMC
March 2019
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Chinese One-shot Dilation versus Sequential Fascial Dilation for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Feasibility Study and Comparison.

Urol J 2019 Feb 21;16(1):21-26. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Department of Urology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huangzhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Purpose: Nephrostomy tract creation is a key step to perform a successful percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). In an attempt to improve the conventional technique of the tract dilation, a Chinese one-shot dilation was developed and compared with the sequential fascial dilation.

Materials And Methods: We retrospectively reviewed medical records of 116 patients who had undergone 116 PCNL in our department from January 2012 to December 2012. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.22037/uj.v16i1.4610DOI Listing
February 2019
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Simultaneous Bilateral Endoscopic Surgery (SBES) for Bilateral Urolithiasis: the Future? Evidence from a Systematic Review.

Curr Urol Rep 2019 Feb 21;20(3):15. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK.

Purpose Of Review: Urolithiasis is a disease of prevalence across the world and up to a quarter of patients present with multiple stones. Most procedures carried out in this scenario are staged; however, there is a growing body of evidence to suggest bilateral simultaneous (BS) procedures are safe. We performed a systematic review to investigate and evaluate the evidence for these procedures. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11934-019-0877-5DOI Listing
February 2019
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Survival outcomes of patients with cervical cancer and accompanying hydronephrosis: A systematic review of the literature.

Oncol Rev 2019 Jan 15;13(1):387. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alexandra Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

Hydronephrosis is a sign of advanced stage disease in patients with cervical cancer. Its presence is believed to negatively affect the survival of patients. To date, however, consensus in this field is still lacking. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/oncol.2019.387DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340308PMC
January 2019
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A systematic review of the clinical significance of nephrostomy urine cultures.

World J Urol 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Department of Microbiology, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, Watford Road, Harrow, London, HA1 3UJ, UK.

Purpose: There are few published reviews that have assessed the clinical utility of renal urine cultures following percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN). In this systematic review, we evaluated the published evidence of the clinical utility of nephrostomy urine cultures in the light of emerging antimicrobial resistance and need for stewardship.

Methods: We performed a systematic literature search and review for evidence on the utility and role of nephrostomy urine cultures, using Medline, Embase and PubMed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-019-02663-4DOI Listing
February 2019
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The Clinical Application of New Generation Super-Mini Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in the Treatment of ≥20 mm Renal Stones.

J Endourol 2019 Mar 7. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

1 Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of new generation super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (New-SMP) in the treatment of ≥20 mm renal stones.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed the New-SMP procedures (14F) performed in the cases with ≥20 mm renal stones between April 1, 2016 and July 1, 2018. The cases with ipsilateral Double-J stent and/or nephrostomy tube preoperatively, ipsilateral ureteral stone, uncorrected coagulopathy, active urinary tract infection, congenital abnormalities, and urinary diversion were excluded. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2018.0747DOI Listing
March 2019
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Role of percutaneous nephrostomy in end of life prostate cancer patients: a systematic review of the literature.

Cent European J Urol 2018 29;71(4):404-409. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Department of Urology, Southampton, United Kingdom.

Introduction: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer amongst men in the UK. Treatments for malignant ureteric obstruction consist of percutaneous nephrostomy, ureteric stent insertion, or occasionally other forms of urinary diversion. Our aim was to look at the outcomes of percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) in patients with advanced prostate cancer and to look at the impact on patient's general health, quality of life, life expectancy and complications after PCN insertion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5173/ceju.2018.1780DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6338820PMC
November 2018
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Are Emergently Placed Nephrostomy Tubes Suitable for Subsequent Percutaneous Endoscopic Renal Surgery?

Urology 2019 Jan 15. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Department of Urology, George Washington University Medical School, (GWUH), Washington, DC.

Objective: To determine the percentage of emergently placed nephrostomy tubes (NT) that were subsequently deemed usable for definitive percutaneous nephrolithotomy or percutaneous antegrade ureteroscopy in patients presenting with nephrolithiasis.

Methods: A multi-institutional retrospective database review was completed to identify patients who underwent emergent NT placement and then subsequent percutaneous nephrolithotomy or percutaneous antegrade ureteroscopy. Demographic, operative, and postoperative data were collected. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2019.01.006DOI Listing
January 2019
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Is emergency percutaneous antegrade drainage of the upper urinary tract useful for future percutaneous nephrolithotomy access?

Investig Clin Urol 2019 Jan 27;60(1):29-34. Epub 2018 Dec 27.

Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

Purpose: To compare percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) operations between patients with a preoperative nephrostomy tube and patients that the renal access was obtained at the time of the surgery.

Materials And Methods: We retrospectively evaluated PCNL cases. Patients were divided into two groups. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4111/icu.2019.60.1.29DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6318205PMC
January 2019
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Massive Leiomyomatous Uterine Proliferation Following Kidney Transplantation: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Case Rep Transplant 2018 28;2018:3874937. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Piedmont Hospital Atlanta, Piedmont Transplant Institute, 1968 Peachtree Street NW, 77 Building, 6 Floor, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA.

Uterine fibroids are the most common benign uterine tumors affecting > 50% of premenopausal women. The incidence, burden and symptoms from uterine fibroids are higher in women of African descent compared to Caucasians. Despite increasing number of African American females being evaluated for and undergoing kidney transplantation (KT), perioperative management guidelines for uterine fibroids currently do not exist. Read More

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https://www.hindawi.com/journals/crit/2018/3874937/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/3874937DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6304196PMC
November 2018
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CT-guided nephrostomy-An expedient tool for complex clinical scenarios.

Eur J Radiol 2019 Jan 23;110:142-147. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Mainz University Medical Center, Langenbeckstraße 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany.

Introduction & Objectives: Percutaneous nephrostomy [1] has emerged as a pivotal approach in the therapeutic management of the obstructed urinary tract. A consecutive incorporation of ultrasonic and radiographic guidance, the approach experienced an almost ubiquitious distribution while most centers currently applying either one or both of these tools jointly. However, success of ultrasound-guidance is limited in obese patients and non-dilated uropathy. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0720048X183042
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2018.11.028DOI Listing
January 2019
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A Novel Nonvascular Application of the Steerable Microcatheter.

Cureus 2018 Oct 19;10(10):e3469. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Interventional Radiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, USA.

The percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) is a relatively common interventional procedure used to treat a multitude of nephro-urological conditions. Traditionally, interventional radiologists use ultrasound guidance, needles, catheters, and guidewires to access the collecting system percutaneously. The placement of a nephro-ureterostomy stent may be precluded by challenging renal calyx anatomy or an underlying disease process that obstructs placement. Read More

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https://www.cureus.com/articles/15540-a-novel-nonvascular-ap
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.3469DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6300387PMC
October 2018
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Metastatic adenocarcinoma of bladder presenting with skin and visceral metastasis.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Dec 3;11(1). Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

A 62-year-old male patient presented with multiple subcutaneous swellings over neck, axilla and scapular region for last 3 months. Further evaluation revealed the presence of bladder mass, deranged kidney function tests with multiple rounded opacities in lung. The patient was stabilised with haemodialysis and bilateral percutaneous nephrostomy tube placement. Read More

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http://www.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bcr-2018-227042
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-227042DOI Listing
December 2018
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Ultrasound-guided low thoracic paravertebral block versus peritubal infiltration for percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a prospective randomized study.

Urolithiasis 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Ataturk University School of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey.

The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of peritubular infiltration and ultrasound-guided low thoracal paravertebral block in patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). Sixty patients, American Society of Anesthesiologists I-II, between the ages of 18 and 65 years undergoing PCNL were randomized into three groups. Group peritubal infiltration (Pi, n = 20) received infiltration along the nephrostomy tube 20 ml 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00240-018-01106-wDOI Listing
December 2018
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Image-Guided Nephrostomy Interventions: How to Recognize, Avoid, or Get Out of Trouble.

Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 2018 Dec 30;21(4):261-266. Epub 2018 Jul 30.

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC.

Image-guided percutaneous nephrostomy is a relatively safe and successful procedure for access to the renal collecting system for multiple purposes including relief of urinary obstruction, urinary diversion, access for endourologic procedures, and diagnostic testing. Although placing a percutaneous nephrostomy catheter is most times straightforward, providing immediate benefit for the patient and satisfaction for the practitioner, there can be situations that make the procedure more difficult or risky. A thorough review of the patient's imaging and medical record will help to set a path for success. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.tvir.2018.07.008DOI Listing
December 2018
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Ultrasound for kidney access in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a contemporary review.

Med Ultrason 2018 12;20(4):508-514

Center for Uronephrology and Renal Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania, Urologic Surgery, Fundeni Clinical Institute,"Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania.

Nowadays percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is the standard of care for renal staghorn calculus or large (>20 mm) pelvic or caliceal stones, as well as for the failure of other treatment options. This review aims to evaluate the contemporary use of ultrasound imaging in PCNL, by comparing it to conventional fluoroscopy, reviewing data regarding the complication and success rate of nephrostomy tract creation and stone free rate (SFR), as well as data concerning the learning curve for these procedures and cost indicators. The evidence acquired shows that the ultrasound guided access (USGA) is a comparable method with the classic fluoroscopic guided access (FGA), with a similar safety profile, with a significant reduction in radiation exposure, up to radiation free complete PCNL. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11152/mu-1618DOI Listing
December 2018
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A New Twist on an Old Technique: Lawson Retrograde Endoscopic-Guided Nephrostomy Access for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in Prone Split-Leg Position.

J Endourol Case Rep 2018 29;4(1):190-194. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, California.

A minority of urologists performing percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) achieve their own nephrostomy access. In an effort to simplify the access part of PCNL, we herein describe our initial experience with endoscopic-guided retrograde percutaneous access in the prone split-leg position. After informed consent, a confirmed negative urine culture, and 1 week pretreatment with tamsulosin, four carefully selected PCNL patients underwent endoscopic-guided retrograde access in a prone split-leg position using the Lawson catheter. Read More

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/cren.2018.0073
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cren.2018.0073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6275554PMC
November 2018
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Three-Dimensional Printing Facilitates Creation of a Biliary Endoscopy Phantom for Interventional Radiology-Operated Endoscopy Training.

Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2018 Aug 29. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Department of Interventional Radiology, University of California Los Angeles, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90095. Electronic address:

Purpose: To create a three-dimensional endoscopic model of the biliary tract from magnetic-resonance cholangiopancreatography imaging and to evaluate its effectiveness as a tool for training in endoscopic biliary interventions.

Materials And Methods: A magnetic-resonance cholangiopancreatography study was performed on a patient with biliary obstruction secondary to a distal bile duct cholangiocarcinoma. Using Vitrea, a three-dimensional volume-rendered image was created, and exported as a standard tessellated language file. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/j.cpradiol.2018.08.004DOI Listing
August 2018
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Pilot Assessment of Immersive Virtual Reality Renal Models as an Educational and Preoperative Planning Tool for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.

J Endourol 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

1 Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California , Irvine, Orange, California.

Background: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) requires the urologist to have detailed knowledge of the stone and its relationship with the renal anatomy. Immersive virtual reality (iVR) provides patient-specific three-dimensional models that might be beneficial in this regard. Our objective is to present the initial experience with iVR in surgeon planning and patient preoperative education for PCNL. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2018.0626DOI Listing
December 2018
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Tract creation using plasma vaporization versus metal dilatation in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A propensity score-matched analysis.

Int J Urol 2019 02 14;26(2):223-228. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Objectives: To share our 10-year experience of tract creation by using plasma vaporization compared with metal dilatation in percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 230 patients who had undergone 244 percutaneous nephrolithotomy procedures at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from January 2007 to December 2016, and divided the patients into the plasma (n = 130) and metal (n = 114) groups. All patients underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy by either a bipolar resectoscope mounted with a plasma vaporization button electrode or metal dilatation for tract creation. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/iju.13843
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iju.13843DOI Listing
February 2019
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Risk factors for recurrent percutaneous nephrostomy catheter-related infections.

Infection 2018 Nov 7. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control, and Employee Health, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1460, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

Purpose: Percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) catheters are mainly indicated for urinary tract obstructions. Unfortunately, the rate for infection and recurrence remains elevated. Our objective was to identify the risk factors leading to recurrent PCN-related infections (PCNI) in cancer patients. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s15010-018-1245-y
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-018-1245-yDOI Listing
November 2018
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Are there any predictive risk factors for failure of ureteric stent in patients with obstructive urolithiasis with sepsis?

Investig Clin Urol 2018 11 22;59(6):371-375. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Purpose: To compare patients with sepsis due to obstructive urolithiasis (Sep-OU) and underwent drainage by percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) or a double-J (DJ)-ureteral stent and to identify predictive risk factors of DJ stent failure in these patients.

Materials And Methods: We reviewed our records from January 2013 to July 2018 and identified 286 adult patients with Sep-OU out of which 36 had bilateral involvement, thus total 322 renal units were studied. Urologic residents in training carried out both ureteral stenting and PCN tube placement. Read More

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https://synapse.koreamed.org/DOIx.php?id=10.4111/icu.2018.59
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4111/icu.2018.59.6.371DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6215784PMC
November 2018
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Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplant After Bricker Loop Urinary Diversion: A Case Report.

Exp Clin Transplant 2018 Nov 6. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

From the Leiden University Medical Centre, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant is the ultimate therapy for patients who have uncontrolled and complicated type 1 diabetes mellitus with end-stage renal disease. The combined pancreas transplant provides a euglycemic milieu for the kidney and protects it from recurrence of diabetic complications. Our patient, a 41-year-old woman with end-stage diabetic nephropathy and history of multiple abdominal surgeries (ovarian cyst fenestration, adnexal extirpation, abdominal wall reconstruction), including urinary diversion (Bricker loop, above double J stent), underwent simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6002/ect.2018.0100DOI Listing
November 2018
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Impacted ureteric stone causing iliofemoral vein thrombosis: The first reported case.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2018 31;53:147-150. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Sulaymaniyah, Surgical Teaching Hospital, Urology Department, Iraq.

Introduction: Extrinsic compression with resulting obstruction of the iliac veins is recognized as a crucial cause of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). We report a case of impacted ureteric stone causing DVT.

Case Report: A 65-year-old man presented with left lower limb swelling that diagnosed and treated as extensive DVT. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2018.10.065DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6216091PMC
October 2018
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Complications of percutaneous nephrostomy in a district general hospital.

Turk J Urol 2018 Nov;44(6):478-483

Department of Urology, Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester, UK.

Objective: Percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) is one of the commonest procedures performed. There are currently no European recommendations on the accepted rate of complications. The aim of the present study is to report the complication rate of PCN with the specific emphasis on sepsis and septic shock, the causative organisms, sensitivities to antibiotics, and associated risk factors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/tud.2018.37336DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6179744PMC
November 2018
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Cytoreductive and Palliative Radical Prostatectomy, Extended Lymphadenectomy and Bilateral Orchiectomy in Advanced Prostate Cancer with Oligo and Widespread Bone Metastases: Result of a Feasibility, Our Initial Experience.

Urol J 2018 Nov 3. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Shahid Labbafinejad Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 9th Boostan, Pasdaran avenue, Tehran, Iran.

Purpose: to evaluate the feasibility of cytoreductive radical prostatectomy (RP), lymphadenectomy, and bilateral orchiectomy in patients with advanced prostate cancer (PCa) with oligo- and poly-metastases. Furthermore, the functional and oncological outcomes of these patients in comparison with the control group that underwent treatment only with systemic therapy (ST group) is investigated in a well-selected, prospective cohort study.   Material and methods: A total of 26 patients were enrolled in CRP (cytoreductive radical prostatectomy) group and 23 patients in ST group. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.22037/uj.v0i0.4783DOI Listing
November 2018
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Use of ileum for complex ureteric reconstruction: Assessment of long-term outcome, complications, and impact on renal function.

Urol Ann 2018 Oct-Dec;10(4):369-374

Department of Urology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Introduction: Defect in ureteral continuity can be due to various etiologies. The surgical options for management of complex long-segment ureteric defects are limited. Use of ileum is indicated in these cases; however, the technique is challenging and outcomes need to be assessed in detail. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/UA.UA_5_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6194786PMC
November 2018
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Percutaneous retropelvic endopyelotomy for treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction.

Urol Ann 2018 Oct-Dec;10(4):358-362

Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Imam Abdulrahaman Bin Faisl University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Purpose: A new minimally invasive approach for endopyelotomy for the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) is described. The results are compared with those of other lines of treatment.

Materials And Methods: A total of 39 patients with UPJO underwent percutaneous retropelvic endopyelotomy. Read More

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http://www.urologyannals.com/text.asp?2018/10/4/358/239614
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/UA.UA_61_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6194787PMC
November 2018
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Robot assisted intra-corporeal ileocalicostomy ureteral substitution for complex uretero-pelvic junction obstruction: a novel and feasible innovation.

J Robot Surg 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India.

A 33-year-old female presented to the emergency department of our hospital with urosepsis and hematuria with clot retention secondary to a complicated pyelolithotomy for left-sided pelvic calculus. A percutaneous nephrostomy was placed for drainage as a DJ stent could not be traversed into the left renal pelvis with retrograde pyelography demonstrating complete cut-off at L4-L5 level. After stabilization, she was found to have uretero-pelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) in left solitary functioning kidney with long-segment upper ureteric stricture and nadir serum creatinine 1. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11701-018-0885-3
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October 2018
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Rare extraspinal cause of acute lumbar radiculopathy.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Oct 28;2018. Epub 2018 Oct 28.

College of Medicine, University of Science, Art and Technology, Olveston, BWI, Montserrat.

A 60-year-old man presented to an outpatient pain management clinic with antalgic gait and left lower extremity (LLE) radiculopathy from an unknown aetiology. A lumbar MRI revealed minimal disc protrusion at L3 and a partially visualised left-sided kidney abnormality. Abdominal and pelvic CT demonstrated severe hydronephrosis of the left kidney compressing the left psoas major. Read More

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October 2018
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Minimally invasive surgical treatment on delayed uretero-vaginal fistula.

BMC Urol 2018 Oct 29;18(1):96. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Department of Urology, The Fourth Hospital of China Medical University, 4 Chongshan Road, Shenyang, 110032, China.

Objective: To evaluate the procedure of endoscopic surgery for ureterovaginal fistula (UVF) and its clinical efficacy.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective analysis of 46 patients needing treatment for UVF with endourology technology was conducted (all patients had unilateral ureteric injury, 27 left and 19 right). Transurethral retrograde ureteric stenting or realignment retrograde/antegrade approach stenting was used to treat the fistula, and the relation between treatment and prognosis was analyzed. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6206918PMC
October 2018
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Postoperative Pain Score of Bupivacaine versus Placebo in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2018 Nov;28(11):858-861

Department of Urology, The Kidney Centre, Postgraduate Training Institute, Karachi, Pakistan.

Objective: To compare postoperative mean pain score of bupivacaine versus placebo in patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Study Design: An experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Urology, The Kidney Centre, Postgraduate Training Institute (PGTI), Karachi, from November 2014 to December 2015. Read More

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November 2018
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[Clinical research about needle-tract assisted standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy for the treatment of complicated upper urinary tract calculi].

Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Oct;56(10):768-771

Department of Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, Xiamen 361003, China.

To investigate the safety and efficacy of needle-tract assisted standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for the treatment of complicated upper urinary tract calculi. The clinical data of 1 562 patients with complicated upper urinary calculi who received standard PCNL from December 2013 to December 2017 at Department of Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University were retrospectively analyzed. There were large residual stones in 256 patients through B-ultrasound exploration after standard PCNL, could't be detected with nephoscope in standard PCNL tracts. Read More

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October 2018
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[Clinical investigation of ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy accessed by SVOF-principle and two-step puncture techniques].

Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Oct;56(10):764-767

Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China.

To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) accessed by SVOF-principle and two-step puncture techniques. A total of 838 cases with upper urinary stones underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy successfully accessed by ultrasound-guided between June 2007 and December 2015 at Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Of all cases were divided in two groups: hydronephrosis calyces puncture group include 425 cases and SVOF-principle puncture group include 413 cases. Read More

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October 2018
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Antepartum nephrolithiasis and the risk of preterm delivery.

Urolithiasis 2018 Oct 27. Epub 2018 Oct 27.

Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, 60153, USA.

Antepartum nephrolithiasis presents a complex clinical scenario which often requires an intervention such as ureteral stent or percutaneous nephrostomy tube (PCNT) placement, especially in the setting of urinary tract infection (UTI). We assess the risk of UTI and preterm labor in the setting of antepartum nephrolithiasis. A retrospective review of an administrative dataset for California and Florida was performed, which included pregnant women admitted for a delivery between 2008 and 2011. Read More

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October 2018
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Perioperative and long-term results of retroperitoneal laparoscopic pyelolithotomy versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy for staghorn calculi: a single-center randomized controlled trial.

World J Urol 2018 Oct 25. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Department of Urology, XinQiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, 37 XinQiao Street, Shapingba District, Chongqing, 400037, China.

Purpose: To compare the perioperative and long-term outcomes of retroperitoneal laparoscopic pyelolithotomy (RLP) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for the treatment of staghorn calculi.

Methods: From May 2011 to March 2017, eligible patients with staghorn calculi were randomly assigned to two groups: RLP and PCNL. Patients underwent the operations prospectively. Read More

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October 2018
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Urinoma: Prompt Diagnosis and Treatment Can Prevent Abscess Formation, Hydronephrosis, and a Progressive Loss of Renal Function.

Case Rep Emerg Med 2018 25;2018:5456738. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Rowan University SOM/Jefferson, Stratford, NJ, USA.

This case describes a 70-year-old female who presented with right flank pain around the site where a stent had been placed in her right kidney at an outside hospital several months earlier. The patient arrived tachycardic with a leukocytosis and a lactic acidosis. Further imaging revealed a very hydronephrotic right kidney and an extremely large fluid collection in the right retroperitoneum extending into the right flank consistent with leakage of urine from the obstructed right kidney. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6176303PMC
September 2018
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Acute mechanical duodenal obstruction due to giant hydronephrosis: an unusual cause of acute abdomen.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Oct 21;2018. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Giant hydronephrosis (GH) is a rare clinical entity with about 600 cases and defined as the adult renal pelvis containing greater than 1 L of fluid, or at least 1.6% of the body weight or kidney occupying the hemiabdomen. The pelvic-ureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction is the most frequent cause of GH. Read More

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October 2018
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Rituximab for idiopathic and IgG4-related retroperitoneal fibrosis.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Oct;97(42):e12631

Department of Medicine.

Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) refers to a fibro-inflammatory lesion in the retroperitoneum, often anterolateral to the aorta. Most cases are due to IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) or are idiopathic. RPF can lead to severe morbidity. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211888PMC
October 2018
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Anterograde irrigation - assisted ureteroscopic lithotripsy in patients with percutaneous nephrostomy.

Int Braz J Urol 2018 Aug 10;44. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea.

In complicated urinary tract infection with ureteral calculi, urinary diversion is inevitable. So, stenting or percutaneous drainage can be an option. In hemodynamically unstable patients, percutaneous drainage is superior to ureteral stenting (1). Read More

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August 2018
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Transplant uretero-inguinal hernia resulting in urosepsis.

Radiol Case Rep 2019 Jan 3;14(1):14-17. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Uretero-inguinal hernias are rare and can be difficult to diagnose. We present a case of a rare transplant kidney uretero-inguinal hernia. An 81-year-old male presented with urosepsis and was found to have an obstructed transplanted kidney secondary to herniation of the ureter into an inguinal hernia. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6172483PMC
January 2019
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The comparison of oxidative stress effect in classic and tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Int Urol Nephrol 2018 Dec 9;50(12):2145-2152. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Department of Urology, School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia, 3 Maja Street 13-15, 41-800, Zabrze, Poland.

Purpose: Surgical stone treatment induces oxidative stress in kidney tissue. We hypothesized that tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy (tPCNL) may induce less oxidative stress than classic percutaneous nephrolithotomy (cPCNL) with nephrostomy tube.

Methods: Seventy-two consecutive patients with kidney stones qualified for PCNL were enrolled in the study. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6267236PMC
December 2018
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Supracostal access tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy: minimizing complications.

World J Urol 2018 Oct 9. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Department of Urology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 915 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH, 43212, USA.

Introduction And Objective: Supracostal access in percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) may be avoided due to concern for thoracic complications. The objective of the study is to report the safety and efficacy of supracostal access utilizing a tubeless (stent only) PCNL technique.

Patients And Methods: Retrospective review of perioperative outcomes of 70 patients (76 renal units) who underwent a supracostal tubeless PCNL. Read More

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October 2018
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Treatment of Renal Fungal Ball with Fluconazole Instillation Through a Nephrostomy Tube: Case Report and Literature Review.

Am J Case Rep 2018 Oct 4;19:1179-1183. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Al Wakra Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Al Wakra, Qatar.

BACKGROUND Urinary tract candida infection can be due either to hematogenous dissemination of the organism or a retrograde infection. In debilitated or immunosuppressed septic patients, who have upper urinary tract obstruction with renal filling defect, fungal infection should be considered. We report on a patient with sepsis and renal fungal ball who was treated with percutaneous nephrostomy and intravenous antifungal agent, but the patient did not respond so instillation of fluconazole through nephrostomy was given. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6180954PMC
October 2018
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Nephrostomy tube placement prior to percutaneous nephrolithotomy does not impact outcomes.

Can J Urol 2018 Oct;25(5):9497-9502

Department of Urology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Introduction: This study aims to compare outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) performed with a nephrostomy tube placed prior to surgery versus access at the time of surgery.

Materials And Methods: Between March 2005 and August 2014, 233 PCNLs were performed. One hundred and nine of those cases underwent placement of nephrostomy tubes at least 1 day prior to surgery (Group A), and the remaining 124 cases were performed in which access was obtained at the time of PCNL (Group B). Read More

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October 2018
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