Complications during the initial experience with laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty.

@article{Best2011ComplicationsDT,
  title={Complications during the initial experience with laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty.},
  author={Sara L. Best and Chester J. Donnally and Saad A. Mir and Chad Robert Tracy and Jay D Raman and Jeffrey A. Cadeddu},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2011},
  volume={108 8},
  pages={1326-9}
}
OBJECTIVE • To review our initial series of laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) pyeloplasties, focusing on 30-day complication rates as an indicator of learning curve, and to define the expected morbidity. PATIENTS AND METHODS • The study comprised 28 patients who underwent LESS pyeloplasty by a single surgeon from October 2007. • A chart review was undertaken to identify the complications that occurred within the first 30 days after surgery. RESULTS • The mean operating time was 197 min… CONTINUE READING