hilum of kidney

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hi·lum of kid·ney

the depression on the medial border of the kidney through which pass the segmental renal vessels and renal nerves and where the apex of the renal pelvis occurs.
Synonym(s): hilum renale [TA], porta renis
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With guidance of the left ureter, the left renal hilum was identified and renal artery and vein were dissected and clipped seperately with Hem-o-lok clips.
An axial image of the same patient a few centimeters caudad demonstrated distended collateral vessels secondary to left renal vein compression adjacent to the renal hilum (Figure 2).
The scan confirmed a centrally positioned horseshoe kidney in twin A, and a single kidney in twin B, where the renal hilum was posterolateral because of the abnormal renal axis (Fig.
In addition, 4 paragangliomas were identified (a carotid body tumor, a left renal hilum paraganglioma in the context of Carney triad, a urinary bladder paraganglioma, and a jugulotympanic paraganglioma).
5) Kaushik described the typical CT appearance as a homogenous, well-circumcised solid mass with minimal contrast enhancement in the region of the renal hilum, (7) as seen in our case.
We recently evaluated the utility of an optimal immuno-histochemistry panel to accurately differentiate high-grade RCCs (clear cell type RCC, type 2 papillary RCC, CDC, and RMC) involving the renal hilum from UC of the upper urinary tract/renal pelvis.
Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a focal enhancing ovoid density adjacent to the right renal hilum continuous with the right renal vein.
A 9% treatment failure rate was seen with renal tumors abutting the renal hilum or collecting system, as well as large tumors (> 5 cm in diameter or having a large heat sink effect).
He underwent single hemodialysis followed by laparoscopic left radical nephrectomy with lymph node dissection extending from renal hilum to the bifurcation of aorta.
45,46) Both tumors are typically located close to the renal hilum and pelvis.
Early corticomedullaryphase images revealed bilateral traumatic lumbar hernias and minimal right-sided retroperitoneal fluid or hemorrhage (Figure 1), while the excretory-phase images revealed extravasation of contrast material near the right renal hilum (Figure 2).