Limitations of laparoscopy for bilateral nephrectomy for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

@article{Lipke2007LimitationsOL,
  title={Limitations of laparoscopy for bilateral nephrectomy for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.},
  author={Michael C Lipke and Vladislav G. Bargman and Martin A Milgrom and Chandru Sundaram},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={177 2},
  pages={627-31}
}
PURPOSE We retrospectively studied outcomes following bilateral hand assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the charts of 18 patients with symptomatic autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease who underwent bilateral hand assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy. Preoperative radiographic imaging was reviewed retrospectively to determine kidney size based on an ellipsoid shape. A visual analog pain scale with scores of 0 to 10 to assess pain related… CONTINUE READING

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