Supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL): in vogue but in which position
BJU International, 05/24/2012
Kumar P et al. – All of the supine positions decrease operative duration, as there is no need for repositioning and allow quick access to the airway for the anaesthetist. However, one supine position does not fit all and the right one must be chosen for the right patient with the right stone burden. It is important for endourologists of today to familiarise themselves with these positions to be able to make these judgements.