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March 1931

A REVIEW OF UROLOGIC SURGERY

Author Affiliations

LOS ANGELES; ROCHESTER, MINN.; ROANOKE, VA.; TORONTO, CANADA; ANTWERP, BELGIUM; LOS ANGELES

Arch Surg. 1931;22(3):503-526. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1931.01160030154010
Abstract

KIDNEY 

Calculi.  —Ainsworth-Davis1 reported a case of renal calculus associated with solitary cyst of the left kidney. A man, aged 54, was seen two hours after the beginning of a typical attack of renal and ureteral colic. From four to six years before, he had had attacks of pain in the lower left side of the abdomen, which occurred suddenly and generally lasted from six to seven hours. He had been free from attacks for the preceding two years. Hematuria was noted during a less severe attack.Cystoscopic examination disclosed mild cystitis and slight swelling of the left ureteral orifice. A catheter was passed to the pelvis of the left kidney. Resistance was noted at the ureteropelvic juncture and about 7.5 cm. lower. As soon as the catheter reached the pelvis of the kidney, a flow of urine was established and the renal colic subsided. The roentgenogram did not

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