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PCNL in horseshoe kidney- the first experience at HUSM

Rajagopal, Sasikumar and Kamarulzaman, Mohd Nazli and Y, Maya and Z, Zaidi and AR, Mossadeq and MD, Mohd Ashraf and Rahman, Mohd Nor Gohar and Z, Mahamood and Hassan, S (2008) PCNL in horseshoe kidney- the first experience at HUSM. The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 15 (Supp 1). p. 224. ISSN 1394-195X (print), 2180-4303 (online)

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Horseshoe kidney is one of the commonest congenital renal fusion anomalies with an incidence of 0.25% in general population. Disturbances in urine flow, drainage and concomitant infections promote stone formation is common. Percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL) in horseshoe kidney is a challenge due to its anatomical difference and thus a modified technique is needed. Hereby, we report our first experience with PCNL in this anomaly, a 55 year old with left staghorn renal calculi in a horseshoe kidney

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3752/43082
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Surgery
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Nazli Kamarulzaman
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2015 09:49
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2015 09:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43082

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