Ultrasonically guided percutaneous nephropyelostomy

  • Per G. Lindgren
  • Anders Hemmingsson


Percutaneous nephropyelostomy (PNS) was rarely used for drainage of the renal pelvis and ureter until 1974 when a new technique was introduced, with the insertion of a polyethylene catheter on a trocar into the renal pelvis under fluoroscopic control (Almgård & Fernström).


Guide Wire Balloon Catheter Renal Pelvis Moderate Pressure Foley Catheter 
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  • Per G. Lindgren
  • Anders Hemmingsson

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