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BTDMJB. 2008; 4(4): 156-159

Comparison of pyelolithotomy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with pelvis renalis calculi

Volkan Tuğcu, Fuat Ernis Su, Ekrem Güner, Ali İhsan Taşçı.

Objective: To compare, retrospectively, results of cases undergoing pyelolithotomy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) for pelvis renalis (PR) calculi in our clinic.
Materials and Methods: Sixty patients had undergone PNL between December 2004-June 2006 and 46 patients undergone pyelolithotomy between January 2005-August 2006 for PR calculi. Percutaneous intervention was performed under C-armed şouroscopy on patients in prone position. A subcostal şank approach was used for pyelolithotomy.
Results: Mean age was 44±11 and 42±8 years for PNL and pyelolithotomy groups, respectively. Mean operative time was 140.6 minutes in PNL group. Stone-free rate was 93.33% and when residual fragments

Key words: Pelvis renalis calculi, PNL, pyelolithotomy

Article Language: Turkish English

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