nephrectomy


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surgical removal of a kidney

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In comparison, the established gold standard technique for RATx, laparoscopic nephrectomy with open auto-transplantation, is often associated with a total ischemic time of about 80 minutes (5-7) (2-5 minutes of warm-ischemia, 40-60 minutes of cold-ischemia, and 20-40 minutes of rewarming time).
Partial nephrectomy is gaining traction in kidney cancer patients because only the diseased part of the kidney is being removed as opposed to the entire organ.
Partial nephrectomy, the removal of a section of the kidney as opposed to the removal of the entire organ, is preferred over total nephrectomy because it can achieve similar outcomes in cancer while avoiding the long-term risks associated with total kidney removal, such as cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney failure and premature death.
In general, it is assumed that small cancers are unlikely to harbor metastases, and that small cancers are currently treated with partial nephrectomy without sampling of the LNs.
Compared to an open surgery which has increased operative time and recovery time as well as larger incisions, the laparoscopic radical nephrectomy has become the treatment of choice.
The goal of the study is to determine the ability of protective RIC to reduce acute kidney injury induced by intraoperative renal ischemia during partial nephrectomy (PN), potentially resulting in better postoperative renal function.
Under the terms of the agreement, SFJ will provide the funding and clinical development supervision to generate the clinical data necessary to submit axitinib for review by regulatory authorities for the adjuvant treatment of patients at high risk of recurrent RCC following nephrectomy.
Using a technique called warm ischemia, surgeons kept the patient's kidneys at body temperature during the partial nephrectomy.
Donor nephrectomy has been shown to demonstrate renal function reserve in remaining kidney.
Since the first laparoscopic donor nephrectomy was performed at Johns Hopkins in 1995, surgeons have been troubled by the need to make a relatively large incision in the patient's abdomen after completing the nephrectomy to extract the donor kidney.
Surgery remains the primary treatment for patients with localized renal cell cancer, with partial nephrectomy (often done laparoscopically) as the preferred procedure.
He underwent a right radical nephrectomy for pT1N0M0 renal clear cell type carcinoma (Fuhrman grade 2).
Surgical resection (including cytoreduction nephrectomy and/or metastasectomy) remains the most viable treatment option in patients regardless of the stage of disease at presentation (9-11).
Other subjects debated are the timing of orchidopexy for undescended testes, the treatment of chronic prostatitis, laparoscopic radical nephrectomy, and non-surgical treatment for Peyronie's disease.