Interventional Uroradiology

  • M. J. Kellett
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)


There are many percutaneous manipulations which can be performed in the upper urinary tract using the basic needle nephrostomy access. This paper will cover the method of needle nephrostomy for drainage of obstructed and diversion of nonobstructed kidneys. The different percutaneous manipulations will then be covered.


Renal Pelvis Shockwave Lithotripsy Ureteric Stents Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Ureteric Catheter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Kellett
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  1. 1.Department of UroradiologySt Peter’s Hospital, the Middlesex HospitalLondonUK

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