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CURRENT ISSUEMINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA

A Journal on Nephrology and Urology

Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0393-2249

Online ISSN 1827-1758

 

Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2015 December;67(4):317-23

ADVANCED TOPICS IN THE TREATMENT OF LARGE RENAL STONES 

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Prevention of infectious complications of percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Kappa S. 1, Marien T. 1, Hernandez N. 2, Eisner B. 2, Miller N. 1

1 Department of Urology, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA;
2 Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Infection and sepsis is a complication of percutaneous nephrolithotomy that can lead to morbidity, mortality, and increased costs. Herein we review the current relevant literature on the topic of prevention of sepsis after percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

language: English


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