1 History of PNL 2 Anatomy for PNL 3 Armamentariums related to percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL) 4 Operating Room set up for PCNL 5 PREOPERATIVE ASSESSMENT AND PATIENT PREPARATION FOR PCNL SURGERY 6 Positioning during PNL 7 Anesthesia 8 Principles of a perfect puncture for percutaneous nephrolithotomy 9 Tract dilation during PNL 10 Intracorporeal Lithotripsy during PNL 11 Tubeless PCNL 12 Complications related with PCNL and their management 13 Microperc 14 Ultra-Mini PCNL (UMP) 15 Super-mini-PCNL (SMP) 16 Minimal-invasive PCNL (Mini-PCNL) 17 ECIRS (Endoscopic Combined IntraRenal Surgery): from background actor to main character of the endourological treatment of urolithiasis 18 PCNL in special situations 19 Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in children (Pediatric PNL) 20 Natural History of Residual stone fragments following PCNL 21 Training in percutaneous nephrolithotomy
This book provides a comprehensive overview of percutaneous nephrolithotomy, covering topics including its history, anatomy, preoperative preparation, clinical operation, and postoperative treatment. It presents both basic and advanced techniques, such as micro-PNL, mini-PNL, ultra-mini-PNL, and super mini-PNL, together with representative clinical cases. In addition, the book describes potential technical issues, complications, indications and contraindications in detail, making it a valuable reference guide for urologists, especially those who wish to improve their PCNL skills in clinical practice.
Guohua Zeng is a Professor and Chief at the Department of Urology and Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology,
The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University,
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Kemal Sarica MD, PhD is a Professor of Urology and Chief at the Department of Urology,
Biruni University Medical School