nephroscope

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nephroscope

(ˈnɛfrəˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a tubular medical instrument inserted through an incision in the skin to enable examination of a kidney
nephroscopy n
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The simultaneous use of the nephroscopy and fURS in our approach was thought to help reduce excessive movement of the PCNL tract, thereby reducing renal parenchymal injury and bleeding.
Rigid nephroscopy readily identified the calculus, which was removed intact using a percutaneous nitinol stone basket.
Rupel and Brown performed the first nephroscopy in 1941.
Final nephroscopy was performed and ultrasonic images were taken to determine about the stone clearance and residual fragments.
Those with PCN performed for supplementary procedures like percutaneous nephroslithotomy (PCNL), ureteric stent insertion, nephroscopy and biopsy, were also excluded.
The patient then was admitted for percutaneous nephroscopy with the guidance of B ultrasound.
After securing renal access, tract dilatation and placing the working sheath, a rigid nephroscope was inserted under direct vision and Nephroscopy performed under video endoscopic monitoring.
Nephroscopy with removal of stone following nephrostomy for obstructive calculus anuria.
Why is percutaneous nephroscopy still performed with patient prone?
Although single access and flexible nephroscopy has been recommended as the most effective means of curing full staghorn stones, it is less popular as it is labor-intensive and time-consuming.