Endourologist at work: Laparoscopic placement of drains after nephrectomy

M. E. Moran, Roger Low, C. A. Kim

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Abstract

The exact indications and ideal candidates for laparoscopic nephrectomy are yet to be identified. Occasionally, urologists might drain the renal fossa, depending on the pathogenesis of the renal disease prompting the nephrectomy, as with chronic infection. The authors describe a technique of placing a closed drainage system under full view with insufflation after laparoscopic nephrectomy. No additional stab wounds are necessary.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-539
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Endourology
Volume7
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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