Lege Artis Medicinae

[Endopyelotomia]

TÓTH Csaba1, PÁSZTOR Imre1, HOLMAN Endre1, FICSÓR Ervin1, PAPP Ferenc1, MUNIM Khan1

JANUARY 27, 1993

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1993;3(01)

[Authors were the first in Hungary to initiate endopyelotomy in 1986. The operation is performed in local anaesthesia and a 8–12 Ch size transrenal drain is left in the kidney for 6 weeks. This hardly troublesome operation makes the patient able to leave the hospital soon and to work within 5 days. After the removal of the transrenal drain, ultrasonic control is performed in every three months. We perform later open pyelonplastic operations in case of pyelectasies causing complaints and persisting for more than 6 months, and provable persisting stenoses. At a rate of 83% in our cases sole endopyelo tomy has proved effective. ]

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