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  • n. The creation of a nephrostome

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Examples

  • A nephrostomy tube may be in place for days, weeks or months.

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  • Turns out he had stones all my chart said was "nephrostomy 1978" twenty years before I met him.

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  • Micro-introducer kit and nephrostomy drain catheter and in the last quarter is specific

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  • She has had 40 percent of her small intestine removed because of radiation damage and has had to wear both a colostomy bag and a nephrostomy bag.

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  • Foreign bodies in the urinary tract, including: urinary catheters ureteric stents (long term internal drainage tubes) urethral stents (long term internal drainage tubes) nephrostomy tubes (external drainage tube draining the kidney)

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