Cover Image

Tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy in renal allografts: a case report and mini-review

Siavash Falahatkar, Gholamreza Mokhtari, Samaneh Esmaeili, Seyed Morteza Bashiri Ebrahimian, Nadia Rastjou Herfeh
  • Siavash Falahatkar
    Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Gholamreza Mokhtari
    Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Samaneh Esmaeili
    Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran, Islamic Republic of | samaneh_815@yahoo.com
  • Seyed Morteza Bashiri Ebrahimian
    Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Nadia Rastjou Herfeh
    Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Abstract

Urinary lithiasis in transplanted kidney is a relatively uncommon complication. However, it may lead to a significant morbidity and loss of renal function. The report presents the case of a 32-year-old male renal-transplant recipient, with a stone in renal pelvis who was treated successfully by tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). The patient is currently stone free with no complication. This article also reviews in brief the treatment of this rare complication. Reviewing the literature showed, it could be noticed that PCNL is a safe and feasible procedure for treating nephrolithiasis in a transplanted kidney.

Keywords

Lithiasis; calculi; tubeless; percutaneous nephrolithotomy; renal allografts; transplantation.

Full Text

PDF
HTML
Submitted: 2016-07-10 09:48:10
Published: 2016-09-16 00:00:00
Search for citations in Google Scholar
Related articles: Google Scholar
Abstract views:
152

Views:
PDF
139
HTML
4

Article Metrics

Metrics Loading ...

Metrics powered by PLOS ALM


Copyright (c) 2016 Siavash Falahatkar, Gholamreza Mokhtari, Samaneh Esmaeili, Seyed Morteza Bashiri Ebrahimian, Nadia Rastjou Herfeh

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
 
© PAGEPress 2008-2017     -     PAGEPress is a registered trademark property of PAGEPress srl, Italy.     -     VAT: IT02125780185