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Outcome of early experience of Miniperc technique in pediatric age group


1 Department of Urology, Minia University Hospital, Minia, Egypt
2 Department of Urology, Beni-Suef University, Beni Suef, Egypt
3 Department of Urology, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

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Ehab Mohamad Galal,
Department of Urology, Minia University Hospital, P.O. Box 61511, Minia
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/UA.UA_40_18

Background: The aim of this study is to report our experience with the Miniperc technique for treatment of renal stone in pediatric age group. Materials and Methods: From August 2012 to January 2015, 34 patients aged <15 years with renal stones <3 cm underwent Miniperc technique were included in our study. The procedure was done through 14 Fr sheath using 8/9.8 Fr semi-rigid ureteroscope, holmium laser, and pneumatic lithotriptor for stone fragmentation. Stone-free rate (SFR), operative time, hospital stay, and complication rate were evaluated. Results: A total of 34 Miniperc techniques were performed on children with a mean age of 8.8 ± 3.7 years. Stone size varied from 18 to 30 mm (mean 23 mm). Mean operative time was 50 min. The mean hospital stay was 48±12 hours. The overall SFR was 82.4% which increased after secondary procedures to 94%. Two postoperative complications recorded in the form of sepsis and bleeding that required no blood transfusion. Conclusion: Our initial experience concluded that Miniperc technique is a safe and effective treatment option for renal stones in pediatric population.


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