Friday, January 27, 2012

Partial staghorn kidney stone removed by PCNL through a single track

              A 50 year gentleman presented with left flank pain.On evaluation there was a partial staghorn calculus in the left kidney. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) was done through posterior inferior calyceal puncture. One middle calyceal stone fragment was removed by harpooning with the puncture needle. Complete clearance was achieved. Postoperative period was uneventful.


Plain KUB



IVP



Post Operative KUB

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