Laparoscopic upper-pole heminephrectomy for duplicated renal collecting system with superselective artery clamping using virtual partial nephrectomy analysis of Synapse Vincent: A case report.

@article{Yoshida2015LaparoscopicUH,
  title={Laparoscopic upper-pole heminephrectomy for duplicated renal collecting system with superselective artery clamping using virtual partial nephrectomy analysis of Synapse Vincent: A case report.},
  author={Kenji Yoshida and Hidefumi Kinoshita and Yutaro Hayami and Takahiro Nakamoto and Kenta Takayasu and Motohiko Sugi and Tadashi Matsuda},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={1075-7}
}
A 22-year-old woman was diagnosed with a duplicated renal collecting system with hydronephrosis and parenchymal loss in the upper pole of the left kidney. She underwent laparoscopic left upper-pole nephrectomy. Although a complex hilar vascular anatomy was identified during the operation, preoperative three-dimensional computed tomographic reconstruction using a three-dimensional image analysis device (Synapse Vincent; Fuji Medical Systems, Tokyo, Japan) greatly helped to accurately identify… CONTINUE READING