Laparoscopic nephrectomy for the management of renal medullary carcinoma in a child

Paul M. Milhoua, Philip T. Koi, A. Ari Hakimi, Maomi Li, Reza Ghavamian

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Abstract

Renal medullary carcinoma is a lethal subtype of renal cancer that afflicts patients with sickle-cell hemoglobinopathies. Here we present the case of a 13-year-old boy with renal medullary carcinoma who is the first, to our knowledge, to be managed using a planned laparoscopic radical nephrectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)90-92
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Urology
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2008

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Medullary Carcinoma
Nephrectomy
Kidney
Hemoglobinopathies
Kidney Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Pediatric
  • Renal medullary carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Laparoscopic nephrectomy for the management of renal medullary carcinoma in a child. / Milhoua, Paul M.; Koi, Philip T.; Ari Hakimi, A.; Li, Maomi; Ghavamian, Reza.

In: Journal of Pediatric Urology, Vol. 4, No. 1, 02.2008, p. 90-92.

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Milhoua, Paul M. ; Koi, Philip T. ; Ari Hakimi, A. ; Li, Maomi ; Ghavamian, Reza. / Laparoscopic nephrectomy for the management of renal medullary carcinoma in a child. In: Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2008 ; Vol. 4, No. 1. pp. 90-92.
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