Emphysematous pyelonephritis with calculus: Management Strategies

Goel, Tanmaya and Reddy, Sreedhar and Thomas, Joseph (2007) Emphysematous pyelonephritis with calculus: Management Strategies. Indian Journal of Urology, 23 (3). pp. 250-252.

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Abstract

Objective: Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) with calculus is well recognized but with very few reports elucidate our experience in its successful management. Materials and Methods: Over four years, we diag units) of EPN, out of which two patients (three renal units) had EPN with urinary calculi. After the initial con: the stones were tackled appropriately. Results: EPN was initially managed effectively with antibiotics and f was stable, the stones were cleared in a step-wise fashion. The associated postoperative complications we preservation of renal function. Conclusion: In EPN with stones, nephrectomy is not the sole option availab managed with open I endoscopic measures.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Calculus; emphysematous pyelonephritis; nephrectomy; nephron salvage; percutaneous nephrolithotomy; percutaneous drainage; stenting.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Urology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2013 09:26
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2013 09:26
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78652

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