Dr. Winoker on incorporating nerve blocks for patients undergoing PCNL

“I currently make regular use of a peripheral nerve block during PCNL…with the intent of, of limiting my patients exposure to and the need for opioids,” says Jared S. Winoker, MD.

In this video, Jared S. Winoker, MD, offers advice for urologists considering incorporating nerve blocks into their percutaneous nephrolithotomy procedures. Winoker is the director of Endourology and director of the Center for Kidney Stone Disease at Lenox Hill and an assistant professor of urology at The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, New York.