Use of Mauermeyer stone punch via percutaneous nephrostomy

A. D. Smith, R. V. Clayman, W. R. Castaneda Zuniga

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Multiple renal calculi in a woman who had undergone 3 previous nephrolithotomies on the ipsilateral kidney were destroyed percutaneously with a Mauermeyer stone punch after the nephrostomy tract had been dilated to 34F by a single-step technique. This stone removal technique is fast and safe, and requires only local anesthesia. It can be regarded as another tool for the endourological management of stones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1285-1286
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

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  • Urology


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