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The feasibility of laparoendoscopic single-site nephrectomy: initial experience using home-made single-port device

Authors
 Woong Kyu Han  ;  Yong Hyun Park  ;  Hwang Gyun Jeon  ;  Wooju Jeong  ;  Koon Ho Rha  ;  Hwang Choi  ;  Hyeon Hoe Kim 
Citation
 Urology, Vol.76(4) : 862-865, 2010 
Journal Title
 Urology 
ISSN
 0090-4295 
Issue Date
2010
Abstract
OBJECTIVES: To report our early experience with laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) nephrectomy using home-made single-port device for benign nonfunctioning kidney. METHODS: A total of 14 patients with benign nonfunctioning kidney underwent transperitoneal LESS nephrectomy by 2 experienced laparoscopic surgeons. The indications for nephrectomy were nonfunctioning kidney associated with ectopic kidney (n = 2), ureteropelvic junction obstruction (n = 5), genitourinary tuberculosis (n = 4), ureter stone (n = 2), and ureter stricture (n = 1). RESULTS: All procedures were completed successfully. The mean operative time was 151 (85-230) minutes, estimated blood loss 108 (negligible-500) mL, and postoperative hospital stay 3.1 (2-6) days. There were no major complications. CONCLUSIONS: LESS nephrectomy is a feasible and safe surgical option for benign nonfunctioning kidney.
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0090429509028441
DOI
10.1016/j.urology.2009.10.038
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Urology (비뇨의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
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나군호(Rha, Koon Ho) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8588-7584
전황균(Jeon, Hwang Gyun)
정우주(Jeong, Woo Ju)
한웅규(Han, Woong Kyu) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2527-4046
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