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Treatment & Services

PCNL(Per Cutaneous Nephro Lithotripsy)

  • It is endoscopic treatment of renal stones.
  • A small hole is made at the renal area, through which nephroscope is  passed into the kidney (PCS); the stone is then fragmented under direct vision and removed.
  • Indications:
  • For renal, or upper ureteric stones too large for ESWL
  • Initial management of choice f  or sraghorn calculi where renal function is worth preserving
  • Size: 2 - 3 cms and mor
  • Volume:
  • Stag horn calculi
  • Large stone burden
  • Location:
  • Lower calyceal stone
  • Narrow infundibulum
  • Urinary anatomy:
  • PUJ obstruction
  • Calyceal diverticulum
  • Failure of procefdures such 
  • Compalications:
  • Hemorrhage (excessively medial punctures, multiple punctures, and punctures into kidneys with abnormal  anatomy): Balloon tamponade
  • Injury to the Renal pelvis
  • Fluid absorption (TUR syndrome)
  • Bowel perforation (<1%)
  • Injury to the spleen and liver
  • Sepsis
  • Injury to the pleural cavity