Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy in first-trimester pregnancy.


We present a case of a 30-year-old pregnant woman with renal cell carcinoma who underwent successful laparoscopic radical nephrectomy at 11 weeks of gestational age. The remainder of the pregnancy was uncomplicated, and the patient gave birth to a healthy baby boy at term. Although previous cases of successful nephrectomy performed in pregnancy for renal… (More)


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@article{Sainsbury2004LaparoscopicRN, title={Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy in first-trimester pregnancy.}, author={David Christopher George Sainsbury and Trevor J. Dorkin and Sheila Macphail and Naeem A Soomro}, journal={Urology}, year={2004}, volume={64 6}, pages={1231.e7-8} }