nephrorrhaphy


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nephrorrhaphy

[nə′frȯr·ə·fē]
(medicine)
The stitching of a floating kidney to the posterior wall of the abdomen or to the loin.
Suturing a wound in the kidney.
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Perinephric fatty tissue has been commonly used for the purpose of stopping bleeding especially during partial nephrectomy or nephrorrhaphy. In this study the authors reported that the omentum could be used also for preserving the remnant kidney and preserving its function.