Percutaneous nephrolithotomy has often been the preferred method for large and complex kidney stones. During percutaneous access to the collecting system, we encounter organ injuries due to anatomic neighborhoods. However, splenic injury is a relatively rare complication. We aimed to report how the complication process was managed conservatively in our case with transsplenic access. Then, a brief literature review on management strategy in similar conditions is highlighted.
Keywords: conservative management; percutaneous nephrolithotomy; splenic injury.
Copyright © 2019, Ozlu et al.
Conflict of interest statement
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
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