Laparoscopic nephrectomy: the new gold standard?

S Raghuram, H C Godbole, P Dasgupta

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    Abstract

    Laparoscopic nephrectomy has lesser blood loss, quicker recovery and return to work, shorter hospital stay, lesser post operative pain and analgesia requirement associated with it compared to open nephrectomy along with having oncological equivalence to open nephrectomy for T1, T2 renal tumours and for level 1 renal vein invasion by tumour thrombus. It has assumed the status of the New Gold Standard
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)128 - 129
    Number of pages2
    JournalInternational Journal of Clinical Practice
    Volume59
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2005

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