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What does PNL stand for?

PNL stands for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

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Al Emam, MD, Mourad Farid, MD, Mohamed Etafy, MD (corresponding author) Introduction With the advances in shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) and endourological procedures, such as percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) and ureterorenoscopy (URS), the treatment of urinary stone disease has changed markedly.
The Pathway Balloon Expandable PCNL Sheath and the Balloon Expandable Ureteral Access Sheath are tools to perform procedures such as percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the removal of large kidney stones.
Author(s): Tae Beom Kim, MD, Sang Cheol Lee, MD, Khae Hawn Kim, MD, Han Jung, MD, Sang Jin Yoon, MD, Jin Kyu Oh, MD Introduction Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) have been performed since the early 1980s to surgically treat patients with renal stones.