Featured Posts

Ultraminiperc for 18-mo-old baby boy with a large RK stone

January 3, 2017

An 18-months-old baby boy visited a local tertiary center due to persistent gross hematuria. He underwent renal ultrasonography which showed 28mm-sized RK renal stone and LK small stones.

 

He was finally referred to my hospital for checking the feasibility of ultraminiperc. 

Low-dose non-contrast CT showed RK renal stones. Radiopacity was poor. I decided to perform ultraminiperc (UMP) using a 12Fr sheath with a 8.5Fr miniaturized nephroscope. I am the only surgeon to perform UMP in Korea until now.

 

NCCT: RK pelvis (11x10x10mm), RKLPost (x1, 2x2x2mm), mild hydronephrosis, HU 1303. No LK stone.  

 

The stone was completely removed and the wound was so small to be identified.

 

 

 

Please reload

Basketing and Dusting

February 4, 2016

1/1
Please reload

Recent Posts