Korean J Urol.  1981 Feb;22(1):18-23.

Anatrophic Nephrolithotomy in Staghorn Calculi

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  • 1Department of Urology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

A retrospective study was conducted on 9 patients (10 kidney) who had undergone anatrophic nephrolithotomy for staghorn calculi. There were some complications which were such as residual stone 3 cases, renovascular hypertension 1 case, urinary fistula 1 case and wound abscess 1 case, but surgical intervention is the treatment of choice for patients with staghorn calculus disease.

Keyword

staghorn calculi; anatrophic nephrolithotomy
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