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Interventional Ultrasound: Positioning Nephrostomy

  • Pasquale MartinoEmail author
  • Carlos Miacola
  • Michele Barbera
  • Silvano Palazzo
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Abstract

Percutaneous nephrostomy is a mini-invasive method that creates a communication between the renal excretory tract and the outside, through a catheter with its outlet in the flank. The first attempts were made by Goodwin in 1955, but of course they were blind attempts and burdened by a 30 % failure rate and 15 % of serious complications (Goodwin and Casey, AMA Arch Surg 72(2):357–365, 1956; Goodwin et al., J Am Med Assoc 157(11):891–894, 1955). Nowadays, thanks to the possibility of employing a technique combining fluoroscopy and ultrasound (US), the rate of success is more than 98 %.

Keywords

Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Anterior Branch Percutaneous Nephrostomy Needle Guide Nephrostomic Catheter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pasquale Martino
    • 1
    Email author
  • Carlos Miacola
    • 1
  • Michele Barbera
    • 2
  • Silvano Palazzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation – Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation UnitUniversity of BariBariItaly
  2. 2.U.O. Urologia – Presidio Ospedaliero di Sciacca – Asp AgrigentoAgrigentoItaly

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