Complications of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in 200 cases.


PURPOSE We analyzed complications of the initial 200 cases treated with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for a suspected renal tumor. MATERIALS AND METHODS Since August 1999, 200 consecutive patients have undergone laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. Mean patient age was 61.6 years, mean body mass index was 29.9 and mean tumor size was 2.9 cm (range 1 to 10… (More)


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