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Percutaneous nephrostomy

Definition

Percutaneous nephrostomy rate
(Noun) a surgical procedure in which the surgeon removes a large kidney stone via cutting through the patient's thoracic region and is done when the stone is too large to be removed by laser lithotripsy or ESWL.
Usage: The patient's kidney stone was so large they had to remove it via percutaneous nephrostomy.


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