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Descriptor in English: Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Descriptor in Spanish: Nefrostomía Percutánea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Nefrostomia Percutânea
Descriptor in French: Néphrostomie percutanée
Entry term(s): Nephrostomies, Percutaneous
Percutaneous Nephrostomies
Percutaneous Nephrostomy
Tree number(s): E01.370.390.550
E04.579.642
E04.950.774.739.500
E04.950.774.852.642
Scope note: The insertion of a catheter through the skin and body wall into the kidney pelvis, mainly to provide urine drainage where the ureter is not functional. It is used also to remove or dissolve renal calculi and to diagnose ureteral obstruction.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 86
DeCS UI: 19608
Descriptor UI: D009403
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/02/28
Revision Date: 2017/04/21
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous - Preferred
Concept UI M0014637
Scope note The insertion of a catheter through the skin and body wall into the kidney pelvis, mainly to provide urine drainage where the ureter is not functional. It is used also to remove or dissolve renal calculi and to diagnose ureteral obstruction.
Preferred term Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Entry term(s) Nephrostomies, Percutaneous
Percutaneous Nephrostomies
Percutaneous Nephrostomy



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