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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/etd.2013.34
  • Title of Journal : Erciyes Tip Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-71
  • Keywords: Kidney, stone, percutaneous, nephrolithotomy, complication, success, experience


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.