Use of Stone Cone minimizes stone migration during percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
We describe a simple and effective method using the Stone Cone to prevent migration of stone fragments into the ureter during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. This maneuver may reduce the need for antegrade ureteroscopy to remove residual fragments, thereby saving time and obviating the need for placement of an occlusion balloon.
- Springhart, WP; Tan, YH; Albala, DM; Perelman, J; Teichman, JM; Preminger, GM
- May 2006
Volume / Issue
- 67 / 5
Start / End Page
- 1066 - 1068
Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States