PMID: 7082947Apr 1, 1982Paper

Pyonephrosis: a critical review of 131 cases

British Journal of Urology
P A Androulakakis

Abstract

One hundred and thirty-one patients operated on for pyonephrosis within a 4-year period are reviewed. Male to female ratio was 1:2 and urolithiasis was the most common aetiological factor (70.2%). Primary nephrectomy proved to be a very satisfactory mode of treatment. Preliminary nephrostomy no longer appears necessary other than in exceptional circumstances. In a selected group of patients with pyonephrosis following acute obstruction of the kidney by a stone, successful management was achieved by prompt relief of the obstruction.

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Citations

Jan 1, 1989·Urologic Radiology·F CamúñezC Hernández
Aug 12, 2014·Case Reports in Urology·Ali ErolAli Tekin
Nov 9, 2016·Urolithiasis·Madhusudan PatodiaSatya Narayan Sankhwar

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