nephrostomy

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Related to Percutaneous Nephrostomy: Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
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ne·phros·to·my

n. nefrostomía, formación de una fístula en el riñón o en la pelvis renal.
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nephrostomy

n (pl -mies) nefrostomía
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Percutaneous nephrostomy was carried out with the patient in a 30[degrees] prone oblique position.
Chest X-ray showing complete resolution of the urinothorax after relief of obstruction using a percutaneous nephrostomy tube.
Management of forniceal rupture is straightforward and requires placement of either a ureteral stent or percutaneous nephrostomy catheter, whereas detecting the diagnosis is arguably more difficult.
Management of giant hydronephrosis requires a twostage procedure with initial slow decompression by percutaneous nephrostomy [5].
coli: Escherichia coli ESBL: Extended spectrum beta lactamase IS: Immunosuppression IR: Intervention radiology IV: Intravenous KT: Kidney transplantation MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging OPTN: Organ procurement and transplant network PNT: Percutaneous nephrostomy tube PD: Peritoneal dialysis POD: Postoperative day TAH: Total abdominal hysterectomy UTI: Urinary tract infection UAE: Uterine artery embolization.
Tsai, "Percutaneous nephrostomy versus ureteroscopic management of sepsis associated with ureteral stone impaction: a randomized controlled trial," Urolithiasis, vol.
The patient underwent bilateral percutaneous nephrostomy placement the following day.
Urosepsis due to ureteral obstruction by stone impaction is a life-threatining condition which usually require urgent drainage of the collecting system.1,2 Emergent collecting system decompression with percutaneous nephrostomy tube or double-J stent and proper antibiotic therapy are the essential steps of the treatment before stone surgery.3-7 After the initial treatment, available techniques include shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), ureteroscopy (URS) using flexible or semirigid devices, laparoscopic ureterolithotomy and open surgery.
Although commonly attributed to Goodwin and his colleagues, the first therapeutic percutaneous nephrostomy was performed by Thomas Hillier in 18653.
After the injection of contrast through ureteric catheter percutaneous nephrostomy tract was made under fluoroscopy.
Spontaneous UPJ rupture caused by a small distal ureteral calculus was diagnosed; thereafter, percutaneous nephrostomy was performed, and antibiotic therapy was administered.
Symptomatic renal obstruction or urosepsis during pregnancy: Treatment by sonographically guided percutaneous nephrostomy. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1992;158: 91-4.25.
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