Minimally invasive video-assisted kidney transplantation (MIVAKT).

@article{Mun2007MinimallyIV,
  title={Minimally invasive video-assisted kidney transplantation (MIVAKT).},
  author={Seong-Pyo Mun and Jeong-Hwan Chang and K Kim and Gui-Ae Jeong and Min-Woo Cheon and Y J Ahn and Seong-Hwan Kim},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={2007},
  volume={141 2},
  pages={204-10}
}
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive surgery has been applied to nearly all fields of surgery due to its advantages such as reduced morbidity, a better cosmetic outcome, and early recovery. The recent advances in its technique have allowed us to use modified minimally invasive surgery technique in the field of kidney transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS From January 2004 to March 2006, minimally invasive video-assisted kidney transplantation was carried out in 20 patients. Many clinical variables… CONTINUE READING