Comparison of Safety and Efficacy of Exit Strategies Following Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) - A Prospective Randomised Study in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital

Joseph P
2018 Open Access Journal of Urology & Nephrology  
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is the standard treatment for Renal Calculi more Than 2.5 cms. It involves getting access in to the renal Collecting System and then gradually the tract is dilated so that the Nephroscope can be passed in to the Collecting system to Break/remove the stones. After that various EXIT STRATEGIES are used to tamponade /drain the renal collecting system. Each exit strategy has its own pros and cons. Our Randomised, Prospective study is done to evaluate each exit
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doi:10.23880/oajun-16000135 fatcat:gdj2pozchjhdlc2th4rnljk24a