Management of calyceal calculi.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Management of calyceal calculi has changed dramatically during the past 20 years. Minimally invasive techniques virtually have replaced open surgical stone removal. Even large and complex calyceal calculi may be treated effectively with these minimally invasive techniques. Although open surgical stone removal is performed infrequently, a clear understanding of the subtle renal anatomy aids the urologist in more effectively treating patients with calyceal calculi and in limiting surgical complications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cohen, TD; Preminger, GM

Published Date

  • February 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 81 - 96

PubMed ID

  • 9048854

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-0143

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0094-0143(05)70356-6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States