Percutaneous renal stone removal. Use of carbon dioxide as contrast material

E. Salomonowitz, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, P. H. Lange, A. H. Cragg, G. Lund, D. W. Hunter, C. C. Coleman, K. Amplatz

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Abstract

The successful performance of a percutaneous nephrostomy requires contrast material in the renal collecting system. For an exact delineation of all renal calices in a patient allergic to iodine, carbon dioxide was injected into the renal pelvis. The stone was removed successfully.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)833-834
Number of pages2
JournalRadiology
Volume150
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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