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nephrectomy

[nə′frek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a kidney.
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In the US, Sutent is approved for the adjuvant treatment of adult patients at high risk of recurrent RCC following nephrectomy.
1,2,3 Approximately 75 percent of patients with clear cell RCC are non-metastatic, and 70-80 percent will have a nephrectomy with curative intent.
Paraneoplastic erythrocytosis has been observed in 1% of RCC patients undergoing nephrectomy and is thought due to uncontrolled tumour EPO production.
which included 71 patients, showed that the RNS was a good method in predicting surgical access route and type of nephrectomy, and the RNS was also associated with OT and WIT, but with weak accuracy.
Keywords: Nephrectomy, Renal cell carcinoma, Renal tumours.
Keywords: Nephrectomy, Non-functional kidney, Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction, Disseminated intravascular coagulation.
To date, only one laparoscopic donor nephrectomy was done at the Clinic of Urology in Novi Sad, with a functional graft 3 years after transplantation.
Preoperative diagnosis of a duplicated IVC with a CT or MRI is imperative for planning of a safe radical nephrectomy, to identify the anomalous vessel and differentiate it from lymphadenopathy.
Preoperatively, most of them were diagnosed as renal cell carcinoma, and 72 out of 82 cases underwent radical nephrectomy.
Gonzalez, "The impact of graft nephrectomy on subsequent transplants: multivariate anal-ysis of risk factors for second graft loss and for multiple transplantations-A Single-Center Retrospective Study," ISRN Transplantation, vol.
A consecutive sample of 150 patients with localized renal cell carcinoma scheduled for radical nephrectomy was included.
The aim of this study was to retrospectively review 100 transplants, and to compare the incidence of delayed graft function (DGF) and postoperative surgical complications in the recipients of kidneys harvested by either hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (HALDN) or open living-donor nephrectomy (OLDN).