nephrectomy

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nephrectomy

[nə′frek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a kidney.
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Comparison of robot-assisted and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for complex renal tumours with a RENAL nephrometry score ≥7: Peri-operative and oncological outcomes.
4cm in three years Case 4 --Renal liposarcoma --Elective open partial nephrectomy --Size increased from 3.
Partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: indications results and implications.
In 2009, the American Urologic Association (AUA) published the "Guideline for the Clinical Stage 1 Renal Mass" which concluded that partial nephrectomy is the standard of care for clinical T1a disease suggesting that the open approach is preferred over minimally invasive techniques [4].
The goal of the study is to determine the ability of protective RIC to reduce acute kidney injury induced by intraoperative renal ischemia during partial nephrectomy (PN), potentially resulting in better postoperative renal function.
The procedures leading to severe renal hemorrhage were renal biopsy (n=2), nephrostomy placement (n=1), partial nephrectomy (n=3) and PNL (n=12).
Partial nephrectomy is traditionally performed in an open fashion.
Between 20,000 and 30,000 partial nephrectomy (kidney) surgeries are performed a year in the United States.
Using a technique called warm ischemia, surgeons kept the patient's kidneys at body temperature during the partial nephrectomy.
An uncomplicated tumour resection occurred through a midline laparotomy with partial nephrectomy and resection of the horseshoe isthmus.
But until recently many patients had to choose between open surgery with a partial nephrectomy (in which as much kidney tissue is spared as possible) or less invasive laparoscopic radical surgery which removed the entire kidney.