Pelvic kidneys pose a problem for any planned surgical intervention given their anomalous blood supply. Although minimally invasive approaches have been described for the management of benign conditions, only a handful of reports have described the use of laparoscopy for removal of ectopic or fused kidneys. We describe the laparoscopic removal of a symptomatic pelvic kidney in a patient before renal transplantation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2006|
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