SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.118 issue4Efficacy in treatment of subclinical cervical HPV infection without intraepithelial neoplasia: systematic reviewFrontal sinus adenocarcinoma author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Sao Paulo Medical Journal

Print version ISSN 1516-3180On-line version ISSN 1806-9460


LOPES NETO, Antonio Corrêa et al. Duodenal damage complicating percutaneous access to kidney. Sao Paulo Med. J. [online]. 2000, vol.118, n.4, pp.116-117. ISSN 1516-3180.

CONTEXT: Since the first percutaneous nephrostomy performed by Goodwin in 1954, technical advances in accessing the kidneys via percutaneous puncture have increased the use of this procedure and thus the complications too. Among these complications, digestive tract damage is not common. DESIGN: Case report. CASE REPORT: We report a duodenal lesion that was corrected using surgical exploration and we touch on the therapeutic options, which may be conservative or interventionist. We chose conservative treatment, which has been approached in diverse manners in the literature.

Keywords : Percutaneous Nephrostomy; Duodenal Fistulae; Duodenopathies.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English     · English ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License