Our experience of standard Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in kidney stones Böbrek taşı olgularında standart perkütan nefrolitotomi deneyimlerimiz

Ekici M., NALBANT İ., Göktuǧ H. N. G., Şener N. C., Zengin K., Sertçelik N.

Erciyes Tip Dergisi, vol.35, no.2, pp.68-71, 2013 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/etd.2013.34
  • Journal Name: Erciyes Tip Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-71
  • Keywords: Kidney, stone, percutaneous, nephrolithotomy, complication, success, experience
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


Objective: In this study, we aimed to present the results of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PNL) performed in our clinic. Materials and Methods: In our clinic, 1310 of 1350 renal patients underwent Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PNL). Between January 2007 and December 2012. Results: Mean patient age was 44.54 (5-73) Mean operative time was 113.4 (45-210) min and mean stone size was 675.2 (110-1750) mm2, Stone free rate was 95.7% (1293/1350), We encountered 4 (0.29%) AV fistulas, 3 (0.2%) colon injuries and 3 (0.2%) hemothorax, One patient had undergone nephrectomy prior to surgery. Conclusion: PNL is the first line of treatment in selected cases with high success and acceptable copmlication rates. © 2013 by Erciyes University School of Medicine.