nephrectomy

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nephrectomy

[nə′frek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a kidney.
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A total of 295 nephrectomies were performed during this period, out of which 203 (68.
Pathological analyses revealed renal cell carcinoma in 72% and 89% of the radical nephrectomies in the RN and TLN groups, respectively, without surgically positive margins in all cases.
Schweitzer and colleagues reported that the availability of laparoscopic donor nephrectomies was independently associated with a 1.
Furthermore, all four urologists have completed urological oncology fellowship training and perform a large volume of partial nephrectomies every year.
Hemal et al reported 185 laparoscopic nephrectomies of which 14 had conversion (9.
Various technical approaches can be used for laparoscopic donor nephrectomies.
Partial nephrectomies and otherwise incomplete cases (pathologic and/or clinical data incomplete or not available) were excluded.
We are in the same opinion with guidelines published by BAUS (British Association of Urological Surgeons) stating that before teaching a procedure, a mentor should have performed at least 50 nephrectomies independently as a consultant.
In an analysis of records on 38,848 surgeries performed by urology residents from 2000 to 2003, laparoscopic surgery accounted for 23% of simple nephrectomies in.
For example, if a center wants to perform laparoscopic donor nephrectomies, the qualifying donor surgeon must have performed no fewer than 15 hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomies, or asking as primary surgeon on no fewer than 15 in the past 3 years.
In Hartford Hospital, of the 104 patients treated with handoscopy between March 1998 and August 1999, there were 52 radical nephrectomies, 15 nephroureterectomies, eight simple nephrectomies, two partial nephrectomies, and 27 donor nephrectomies.
Twenty-six additional laparoscopic nephrectomies have taken place since that time.