Rhabdomyolysis following laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: a case to heighten awareness.

Abstract

Rhabdomyolysis, myoglobinuria and acute renal failure are rare complication of surgery. Long operative time, increased body mass, lateral decubitus positioning and extracellular volume depletion may predispose to this condition. The authors describe the case of a 70-year-old man with renal cell carcinoma who underwent a laparoscopic right radical… (More)

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