Combined Flexible URS and percutaneous ‘through and through’ puncture of an intra-renal cyst with internalisation of drainage, to treat calyceal obstruction and recurrent stones

Publication date: Available online 21 January 2020Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Joseph Santiapillai, Sachin AgrawalAbstractA 61 year old gentleman had a large renal cyst, thought to be causing a ‘pseudo-hydrocalyx’ leading to recurrent stones. Definitive treatment with laparoscopic deroofing was planned, however intra-operatively this was abandoned due to complex anatomy and scared adherent tissue. Patient went on to have a flexible ureteroscopy and ‘through and through’ puncture of an intrarenal cyst with PCNL to treat his stones and renal cyst simultaneously. CT scan 12 months later showed no new stone formation and no residual cyst. Percutaneous puncture of a renal cyst combined with flexible ureteroscopy is an effective method when treating large renal cysts.
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

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