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nephrectomy

[nə′frek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a kidney.
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As indicated by Sprenkle, monitoring the NGAL increase in serum may be less misleading because the increase in the production in ischemic kidney in partial nephrectomies of healthy patients with two functional kidneys might be diluted if the opposite kidney produces a high volume of urine (13).
Perioperative outcomes of 6042 nephrectomies in 2012: surgeon-reported results in the UK from the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) nephrectomy database.
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Schweitzer and colleagues reported that the availability of laparoscopic donor nephrectomies was independently associated with a 1.9 relative risk of receiving a live donor transplant (Ann.
Laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy is the gold standard for performing live donor nephrectomies, however, there is no consensus as to the best variation of the technique.
Comparative series have demonstrated that partial nephrectomies are non-inferior to radical nephrectomies with respect to oncological results and provide additional benefits to the patient.
Objective: To assess the frequency of simple nephrectomies for benign diseases and compare it with the frequency of nephrectomies for malignant diseases.
After institutional approval, data from 100 consecutive related living donor (RLD) nephrectomies performed over a 33-month period between September 2008 and June 2011, were retrospectively collected and analysed.