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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Springhart, WP; Tan, YH; Albala, DM; Perelman, J; Teichman, JM; Preminger, GM

Published Date

  • May 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 67 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1066 - 1068

PubMed ID

  • 16635514

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-9995

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2005.11.064


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States