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Nephrostomy, Percutaneous

"Nephrostomy, Percutaneous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nephrostomy, Percutaneous" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Nephrostomy, Percutaneous" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 68 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2009 and 2013 and 2020
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