Nephrectomy

Known as: Nephrectomies, nephrectomy procedure 
Surgery to remove a kidney or part of a kidney. In a partial nephrectomy, part of one kidney or a tumor is removed, but not an entire kidney. In a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This case study reports one case of transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) in a 23-yr-old woman… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To report the initial clinical cases of scarless, single port, transumbilical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty. PATIENTS… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Metastatic renal cancer is associated with a poor prognosis. Recent advances in immunotherapy for this problem have… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Skeletal muscle atrophy is a debilitating response to starvation and many systemic diseases including diabetes, cancer, and renal… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Although numerous studies suggest that there is an inverse relation between hospital volume of surgical procedures and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Live donor renal transplantation has many advantages including greater graft and patient survival, shorter waiting periods… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To identify prognostic factors and a model predictive for survival in patients with metastatic renal-cell carcinoma (RCC… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A tumor-bearing right kidney was completely excised from an 85-year-old woman using a laparoscopic approach. A newly devised… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The prognostic significance of morphologic parameters was evaluated in 103 patients with renal cell carcinoma diagnosed during… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Micropuncture studies were performed in three groups of male Munich-Wistar rats 1 wk after surgery: group I, eight control rats… (More)
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