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Modified method for closure of transverse pyelotomy incision in Gil-Vernet pyelolithotomy operation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10458666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A technique is described for effective closure of the transverse pyelotomy incision used to initiate the Gil-Vernet extended pyelolithotomy operation. Long preplaced sutures of 5-0 Vicryl are made on the intact pelvis across the proposed incision line. After stone removal, the preplaced sutures are tied to approximate the edges of the pyelotomy incision. This simple method helps reduce the chance of pelvic tear, which is a common occurrence when the conventional method of closure is used.
S R Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Techniques in urology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1079-3259     ISO Abbreviation:  Tech Urol     Publication Date:  1999 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-27     Completed Date:  1999-09-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508161     Medline TA:  Tech Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  106-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Bhatia General Hospital, Tardeo, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Kidney Calculi / surgery
Kidney Pelvis / surgery*
Suture Techniques
Urologic Surgical Procedures / methods*

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