nephrectomy


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surgical removal of a kidney

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(a) Left renal artery, (b) tumor, (c) after partial nephrectomy, and (d) after suturing.
A 50-year-old man underwent live laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LLDN), through transperitoneal approach, on his left kidney as a donor for his sister.
A laparoscopic right radical nephrectomy was recommended.
There he pioneered and established head and neck and oesophageal surgery and did the first partial nephrectomy at Nishtar.
Nephron-sparing surgery (NSS) is recommended in patients with T1a tumors and is also favored in patients with T1b tumors when technically feasible.[sup][1] Open partial nephrectomy (PN) remains the established standard for removal of T1 tumors, but nowadays, laparoscopic PN (LPN) has gaining popularity over open PN owing to its advantages of less blood loss, reduced operation time (OT), shorter hospital stay, and avoidance of morbidity related to flank incisions.[sup][2],[3] However, LPN has a higher complication rate compared with open radical nephrectomy (RN) and it is also reported to be demanding and technically challenging for complex renal tumors.[sup][2],[4]
She said: "There is an increasing incidence of kidney cancer within the UK and where possible surgeons will use a procedure known as a partial nephrectomy to treat it.
(4) Robotic surgery is associated with improved dexterity, better visualisation and ergonomic advantages making minimally invasive partial nephrectomy more accessible to urologists.
Icariin, a constituent of the herb Epimedium sagittatum, was shown to significantly reduce creatinine, BUN, and uric acid in the 5/6 nephrectomy model.
In partial nephrectomy, the primary goal is to control cancer while preserving the maximal renal function and obtaining minimal morbidity in the perioperative period.
Robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy (RPN) has exhibited superiority to laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) for small renal tumors; thus, the recent trend in minimally invasive partial nephrectomy has shifted toward RPN.
Objective: To ascertain the effectiveness of immunosuppressants along with ACEI and /or ARBS in proteinuria in patients with solitary kidney post nephrectomy.
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether COMT gene (VAL158/108MET) polymorphism contributes to the variability in response to morphine infusion used for acute post nephrectomy analgesia.
In 1995, Lloyd Ratner and Louis Kavoussi performed the first laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) at Johns Hopkins Hospital [3].