Review ArticleAn update on percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of urinary calculiWong, Michael Y.C.Author Information Department of Urology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore Correspondence to Michael Y.C. Wong, President, Asian Society of Endourology, Director of Endourology, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608. Tel: +65 222 3322 ext 4693; fax: +65 227 3787; e-mail: [email protected] Current Opinion in Urology: July 2001 - Volume 11 - Issue 4 - p 367-372 Buy Abstract Since its introduction in the 1970s, percutaneous nephrolithotomy has undergone numerous refinements in both instrumentation and technique to become an efficacious and safe procedure for the removal of renal calculi. The aim of this review is to discuss issues raised in publications in the year 2000 regarding percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of urinary stone disease. © 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.