"Nephrostomy, Percutaneous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The insertion of a catheter through the skin and body wall into the kidney pelvis, mainly to provide urine drainage where the ureter is not functional. It is used also to remove or dissolve renal calculi and to diagnose ureteral obstruction.
- Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
- Nephrostomies, Percutaneous
- Percutaneous Nephrostomies
- Percutaneous Nephrostomy
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Nephrostomy, Percutaneous" by people in Profiles.
Naderi AA, Houston BA, Sperati CJ. All wrapped up and nowhere to flow. Am J Med. 2012 Sep; 125(9):876-9.
Thiel DD, Brisson TE, Heckman MG, Arnold M, Haley W, Khambhati J, Wehle MJ, Igel TC, Parker AS. Evaluation of pancreatic damage after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous stone surgery, and ureteroscopy. Urology. 2011 Jun; 77(6):1288-91.
Desai AC, Jain S, Benway BM, Grubb RL, Picus D, Figenshau RS. Splenic injury during percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a case report with novel management technique. J Endourol. 2010 Apr; 24(4):541-5.
Milbank AJ, Savage SJ, Angermeier KW, Ng CS, Streem SB. Metastatic cancer to the renal pelvis: a novel approach to management. Urology. 2004 Oct; 64(4):807-9.
Soper JT, Blaszczyk TM, Oke E, Clarke-Pearson D, Creasman WT. Percutaneous nephrostomy in gynecologic oncology patients. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 May; 158(5):1126-31.