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Comparison of 1,800 laparoscopic and open partial nephrectomies for single renal tumors.
PURPOSE Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy is an increasingly performed, minimally invasive alternative to open partial nephrectomy. We compared early postoperative outcomes in 1,800 patients… Expand
Comparative analysis of laparoscopic versus open partial nephrectomy for renal tumors in 200 patients.
PURPOSE Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy is an emerging minimally invasive, nephron sparing approach for renal cell carcinoma. We compared perioperative outcomes after laparoscopic and open nephron… Expand
Consensus statement of the consortium for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery
Inderbir S. Gill • Arnold P. Advincula • Monish Aron • Jeffrey Caddedu • David Canes • Paul G. Curcillo II • Mihir M. Desai • John C. Evanko • Tomasso Falcone • Victor Fazio • Matthew Gettman •… Expand
Transumbilical single-port surgery: evolution and current status.
CONTEXT Single-port transumbilical laparoscopy, also known as embryonic natural orifice transumbilical endoscopic surgery (E-NOTES), has emerged as an attempt to further enhance cosmetic benefits and… Expand
Factors predicting renal functional outcome after partial nephrectomy.
PURPOSE Compared to radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy better preserves renal parenchyma and function. Although several clinical factors may impact renal function after partial nephrectomy… Expand
Super extended versus extended pelvic lymph node dissection in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a comparative study.
PURPOSE There is evidence from retrospective studies that radical cystectomy with extended pelvic lymph node dissection provides better staging and outcomes than limited lymph node dissection.… Expand
Every minute counts when the renal hilum is clamped during partial nephrectomy.
BACKGROUND The safe duration of warm ischemia during partial nephrectomy remains controversial. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to evaluate the short- and long-term renal effects of warm ischemia in patients… Expand
Assessing the impact of ischaemia time during partial nephrectomy.
CONTEXT The impact of applying renal ischaemia during nephron-sparing surgery to avoid renal damage in the treated kidney has gained importance in different surgical techniques. OBJECTIVE The main… Expand
Kidney tumor location measurement using the C index method.
PURPOSE Tumor location assessment is essential to plan nephron sparing kidney surgery. We describe a method to quantify the proximity of kidney tumors to the renal central sinus for reporting and… Expand
Decreased complications of contemporary laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: use of a standardized reporting system.
PURPOSE We report complications of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in a contemporary cohort of 200 patients using a standardized complication reporting system. MATERIALS AND METHODS The records of… Expand