Percutaneous Surgery of Kidney Stones Techniques and Tactics

In recent years the treatment of kidney stones has taken on a new dimension, thanks to modem techniques. E. Schmiedt and Ch. Chaussy revolutionized the therapy of kidney stones with their extra­ corporeal shockwave lithotripsy. After percutaneous fistulization of the renal cavities by ultrasonically...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Korth, K.
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1984, 1984
Edition:1st ed. 1984
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A. Introduction
  • B. Topography of the Percutaneous Track
  • C. Position and Preparation of the Patient
  • D. Anesthesia
  • E. X-Ray Protection
  • F. Pyeloscope and Further Percutaneous Instruments
  • 1. Pyeloscope
  • 2. Instruments for the Kidney Stone Operation
  • 3. Instruments for Percutaneous Puncture and Dilatation
  • 4. Irrigation and Suction
  • G. Puncture of the Kidney
  • 1. Puncture of a Dilated Kidney
  • 2. Puncture of a Nondilated Kidney
  • H. Selection of the Percutaneous Track
  • 1. Solitary Pelvic Stones
  • 2. Stone in the Upper Ureter
  • 3. Pelvic Stones and Calyceal Stones
  • 4. Multiple Calyceal Stones
  • 5. Staghorn Stones
  • J. Dilatation of the Puncture Track
  • 1. Normal Anatomic Conditions
  • 2. Calyceal Cysts with Small Calyx Necks
  • 3. Staghorn Stones and Kidneys with Acute Pyelonephritis
  • K. The Percutaneous Operation of Kidney Stones
  • 1. Operation in one Session
  • 2. Operation Using an Established Track
  • 3. Operation of Staghorn Stones
  • L. Complications
  • M. Contraindications
  • N. Further Indications for the Percutaneous Surgical Technique on the Kidney
  • 1. Operations of Strictures at the Ureteropelvic Junction
  • 2. Percutaneous Resection of Papillary Tumors
  • 3. Percutaneous, Intrarenal Marsupialization of Renal Cysts
  • O. Appendix: Pyeloscopic Findings
  • References