nephrectomy

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nephrectomy

[nə′frek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a kidney.
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Another procedure that may cause severe renal hemorrhage due to iatrogenic renal injury is the partial nephrectomy operation.
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.
Incidence of benigh pathologic findings at partial nephrectomy for solitary renal mass presumed to be renal cell carcinoma on preoperative imaging.
For small or resectable renal cortical tumors, partial nephrectomy has been shown to decrease the onset of chronic renal insufficiency, cardiovascular-related complications, and death while maintaining successful oncologic outcomes.
Vascular clamping and warm ischemia times remain controversial aspects of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, she said.
Followed by "Robot Assisted Partial Nephrectomy Using Firefly Fluorescence", Wednesday October 17th at 12:00pm ET.
Radical nephrectomy (RN) is the treatment of choice in cases in which partial nephrectomy is not safe or feasible for early stage renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
This study, based on 1682 Medicare patients from twenty regions in the United States between 2005 and 2007, shows how partial nephrectomy for kidney tumors can also decrease healthcare costs and helps the overall healthcare system.
The majority of patients (435) received surgical resection, nephrectomy or partial nephrectomy.
Single-Incision da Vinci Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Partial Nephrectomy Utilizing Fluorescence Imaging Technology Offer Non-Invasive Approach and Better Patient Outcomes
1) Comparison of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy versus laparoscopic cryoablation showed that cryoablation was associated with less blood loss and delayed complications.
Lasser's expertise, we will continue to expand our surgical subspecialty programs in key areas, including partial nephrectomy, prostatectomy and other urological conditions.