Prospective radiographic followup after en bloc ligation of the renal hilum.

PURPOSE We determined the risk of arteriovenous fistula after en bloc ligation of the renal hilum. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective evaluation of all patients who underwent en bloc ligation of the renal hilum during nephrectomy for malignant disease was performed. Pertinent operative data were recorded and patients were followed for clinical evidence… CONTINUE READING