posterior nephrectomy

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pos·te·ri·or ne·phrec·to·my

retroperitoneal removal of a kidney through an incision in the posterior lumbar muscles, usually with the patient in a prone position.
Synonym(s): lumbotomy incision

pos·te·ri·or neph·rec·to·my

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr nĕ-frek'tŏ-mē)
Retroperitoneal removal of a kidney through an incision in the posterior lumbar muscles, usually with the patient in a prone position.
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Then a 10 mm (1st) trocar with a foam grip is introduced through the initial lumbotomy incision and the incision is closed with 2 stitches.
Dorsal lumbotomy incision in paediatric pyeloplasty.
The authors perform a careful and thorough review of the outcome of the use of a dorsal lumbotomy incision for pyeloplasty in children.
A switch from flank/subcostal incisions to dorsal lumbotomy incisions shaved 39 hours off hospital stays, which were close to 1 day by the end of the study period (1986-2002).