Laparoscopic left nephrectomy for living donor kidney transplant.

  title={Laparoscopic left nephrectomy for living donor kidney transplant.},
  author={Luigi Boni and Gianlorenzo Dionigi and Francesca Rovera and Matteo Di Giuseppe and Ugo Boggi and Andrea Pietrabissa and Renzo Dionigi},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={145 6},
OBJECTIVE To present our personal technique for laparoscopic left nephrectomy for living donor transplant. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENT The surgical technique is described in detail both in the text and in a commented video. The preoperative workup includes routine blood tests, chest radiography, electrocardiography, and high-definition abdominal computed tomographic angiography with 3-dimensional reconstruction to study the vascularization of the kidney. The patient is placed in right… CONTINUE READING