simple nephrectomy

simple nephrectomy

Surgical excision of a kidney involved in a particular morbid condition.
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Peroperatively one patient had para-aortic lymphadenopathy and radical nephrectomy could not be performed, so simple nephrectomy was done.
Laparoscopic simple nephrectomy patient with situs inversus totalis and left renal hypoplasia: A case report.
Methods: The observational study was conducted at the Armed Forces Institute of Urology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from October 2008 to September 2011, and comprised patients undergoing simple nephrectomy for benign disease who were followed up for one year.
He wrote: Recently I performed an open simple nephrectomy through a retroperitoneal approach on a 62 year old woman.
2) Simple nephrectomy is done to remove the irreversibly damaged, nonfunctioning kidneys involved by different benign pathological conditions like extensive renal stone disease, neglected PUJ obstruction.
Treatment of hydronephrosis is straightforward; when there is little or no salvageable renal function (<10%), a simple nephrectomy is indicated, as was the case for our patient.
Since it was first described in 1991, transperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy (TLN) has been widely accepted as a standard surgical method for the simple nephrectomy of non-functioning kidneys and the radical nephrectomy of clinically localized T1 and T2 tumors that are not amenable to partial nephrectomy.
It is widely accepted, however, that CN and the related partially differentiated cystic nephroblastoma represent benign lesions that can be cured by simple nephrectomy.
Aminsharifi also found no difference in the outcomes of laparoscopic simple nephrectomy in patients with a history of ipsilateral open vs.
1) Simple nephrectomy is indicated in patients with irreversible kidney damage and also indicated to treat Reno vascular hypertension while radical nephrectomy is the treatment of choice for renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
Surgical technique: Robotic-assisted simple nephrectomy may be somewhat of a technological overkill.
3-5) We present a transperitoneal laparoscopic simple nephrectomy in a patient with SIT.

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