nephrectomy


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nephrectomy

[nə′frek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a kidney.
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Laparoscopic nephrectomy with autotransplantation: Safety, efficacy, long-term durability.
We recognize that our study has limitations because it is retrospective rather than prospective, and it is subject to variables that are dependent on the surgeon, the type of surgery (open versus laparoscopic), and the pathologist performing the gross examination of nephrectomy specimens for LNs.
The most common laparoscopic procedures, according to the proportion of urologists who perform laparoscopic surgery, were nephrectomy (benign indication), renal cyst decortications, nephrectomy (malign indication), laparoscopic stone surgery and pyeloplasty.
Historically, 30 minutes was considered the maximum safe duration of warm ischemia during partial nephrectomy, and other retrospective clinical studies have suggested that warm ischemia for 40 to 55 minutes is safe.
3]) Plasma HIV viral 16,855 <50 8071 load at RCC diagnosis (copies/ml) On HAART at RCC No Yes No diagnosis RCC stage pT1N0M0 pT1N0M0 pT2N1M1 RCC treatment Nephrectomy Nephrectomy Nephrectomy, IFN-[alpha] + IL-2 Survival (years) >4.
Radical nephrectomy combined with immunotherapy has been shown to significantly increase survival in patients with metastatic RCC beyond time periods achieved with immunotherapy alone (21, 22).
I came to the conclusion that I could not understand why I had previously decided that a left nephrectomy was correct when a second view made it obvious that the nephrectomy should have been right-sided'.
Annette underwent a procedure called laparoscopic nephrectomy, in which the kidney is removed through a small incision.
Damage of the kidney as a result of ESWL or percutaneous ultrasound lithotripsy, or from complications of the presence of a stone that has led to obstruction and its attendant effects on the structure of the kidney, may lead to a nephrectomy.
Single-Incision da Vinci Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Partial Nephrectomy Utilizing Fluorescence Imaging Technology Offer Non-Invasive Approach and Better Patient Outcomes
Traditionally, the standard treatment for renal oncocytoma has been surgical excision by radical nephrectomy.