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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In surgery, the removal of a calculus from the kidney by an incision.

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  • noun surgery The removal of a renal calculus by incision into the kidney


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nephro- +‎ lithotomy


  • Old Tom was there too; he had had a nephrolithotomy done, the stony results of which he proudly displayed in a little glass bottle on his locker.

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  • UroToday. com - This publication provided an opportunity to share our experience using percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in children.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • They are extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and ureteroscopy.

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  • It is inserted through the ureter. ureteroscopy - This type of surgery unlike the percutaneous nephrolithotomy surgery a surgeon does not need to make any incisions, whatsoever.

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  • The authors looked at the effectiveness of three minimally invasive procedures: the older treatment, called extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL); the ultrasound procedure, or percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL); and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS), which uses a fiber-optic endoscope.

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  • "However, even modern procedures such as percutaneous nephrolithotomy and ureteroscopic stone removal which may be needed for cases not suitable for ESWL often require post operative hospital stay."

    American Chronicle

  • THIRTY SIX-year-old Vimal Kishore had a normal life with a job and a house but everything changed after a nephrolithotomy in 2004.

    Fiji Times Online - Local News


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