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Complex transplant ureteric stent
This tight ureteric stricture required a micro wire (Meister 0.018") and microcatheter to cross. This was then upsized to a 0.035" system to allow balloon dilatation (presumed ischaemic stricture) and stenting. It is very..... read more
12 June 2018 | 0 Comments
Removing a stuck PCN
This video shows a technique for removing a stuck PCN catheter. This usually occurs when it has been left in too long and a 'club' of stone forms on the end of the catheter. In the worst case this may require PCNL to remove it. .. read more
28 October 2017 | 0 Comments
Nephrostomy with a smartphone!
This short video demonstrates the Lumify system being used with an android phone to perform a nephrostomy. This was a grossly dilated infected system and imaging guidance need not be the best, but nevertheless it does illustrated the capability..... read more
04 September 2016 | 0 Comments
Nephrostomy insertion .. read more
11 April 2013 | 0 Comments
Nephrostomy insertion with 12F locking pigtail
This video shows the technique for combined ultrasound and xray screening insertion of a 12 French locking pigtail nephrostomy catheter. A large bore 12F tube was used in this situation for chronic sepsis. Te locking mechanism helps prevent tube..... read more
09 October 2012 | 1 Comments
Nephrostomy with microintroducer set
This is the technique I teach for those who are not so confident with their ultrasound guidance technique or where access may be difficult. The 22g needle in microintroducer sets may well be less traumatic than other larger needles. The..... read more
28 April 2008 | 0 Comments
Nephrostomy insertion using Seldinger technique
This video demonstrates my most frequently used technique for nephrostomy insertion. Its based on the Seldinger technique. I tend to use a large 18g Cook 'diamond tip' needle as it is fairly rigid and less traumatic as it is non..... read more
20 February 2008 | 3 Comments
Nephrostomy insertion using trocar technique
This video demonstrates the trocar technique that can be used with ultrasound guidance for nephrostomy insertion. Useful in well dilated systems and on ITU where screening may not be available. I usually perform this with the patient..... read more
20 February 2008 | 2 Comments

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