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incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)

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The operation they described was based on the principle of placing the nephrotomy incision through a plane of the kidney that was relatively avascular, between the anterior and posterior segmental arteries.
After adequate cooling with iced slush for 10mins, nephrotomy incision placed at the expected location of the vascular line (Brodel's line) and the stone was removed piecemeal.
Maximal renal parenchymal preservation and minimal blood loss results by placing the nephrotomy incision along this plane (5).