[ UK /nɛfɹˈɛktəmi/ ]
  1. surgical removal of a kidney
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How To Use nephrectomy In A Sentence

  • A left nephrectomy was performed with the clinical diagnosis of a primary renal tumor due to the absence of any other masses in the extension study.
  • Bilateral nephrectomy has been reported to ‘cure’ malignant hypertension in hemodialysis patients.
  • Following the lead of Raman, Cadeddu and colleagues with LESS nephrectomy, the authors have completed a matched case-control study for LESS adrenalectomy for adenoma/pheochromocytoma between 9 LESS patients vs. 17 standard laparoscopic adrenalectomy patients matched for age, sex, and tumor size. 1 Medlogs - Recent stories
  • Heminephrectomy and ureteral reimplantation are adopted in patients with large ureterocele and bladder outlet obstruction, or renal dysplasia.
  • Frequently, the so far standard surgical treatment - radical nephrectomy - is an overtreatment for these small tumours, and in addition to partial nephrectomy - open or laparoscopic - minimally invasive ablative techniques, namely cryotherapy and radiofrequency, have become an important addition to the range of options available. EurekAlert! - Breaking News
  • Nephron - sparing surgery such as partial nephrectomy may be appropriate in such cases.
  • The nephrectomy specimen revealed a dilated renal pelvis and ureter.
  • One case each of leiomyosarcoma involved the bladder and kidney and had been treated by partial cystectomy and total nephrectomy, respectively.
  • − / − ASM cells) from an angiomyolipoma obtained from a TSC2 patient after total nephrectomy. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • ObjectiveTo assess the feasibility of nephrectomy via combined transgastric and transvesical approach in a porcine model, and to summarize our experience.
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