Ligation of the renal vein during laparoscopic nephrectomy: an effective and reliable method to replace vascular staplers.

@article{Janetschek2003LigationOT,
  title={Ligation of the renal vein during laparoscopic nephrectomy: an effective and reliable method to replace vascular staplers.},
  author={Gunter Janetschek and Fariborz Bagheri and Alaa Eldin A. Abdelmaksoud and Chandra Shekhar Biyani and Kark Leeb and Stephan Jeschke},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170 4 Pt 1},
  pages={1295-7}
}
PURPOSE Application of the endovascular gastrointestinal anastomosis stapler has become a standard procedure to control renal vein during laparoscopic nephrectomy. However, device malfunction resulting in significant complications has been reported. We present a safe and cost-effective technique for renal vein ligation during laparoscopic nephrectomy… CONTINUE READING