Kuwait experience in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: first 80 cases.

  title={Kuwait experience in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: first 80 cases.},
  author={S Buresley and Mahmoud Samhan and Mostafa Al-Mousawi},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={39 4},
INTRODUCTION Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) has been adopted rapidly as it offers less postoperative pain, early recovery, and better cosmetic results compared with the open approach. This prospective study investigated the results of the first 80 LDN performed between May 2005 and May 2006, with regard to donor morbidity and effect on graft function. PATIENTS AND METHODS LDN was attempted in 80 donors by one surgical team. Donors included 68 men and 12 women, ages 22 to 53 years, with… CONTINUE READING
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