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Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11953679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hand-assisted surgery enjoys the benefits of open surgery while maintaining the post-operative advantages of laparoscopy. Logical indications for its application largely include those cases that require removal of a large amount of tissue intact. Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery may find application in complex procedures such as radical, partial and difficult nephrectomies.
François Rozet; Pierre Mongiat-Artus; François Desgrandchamps
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in urology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0963-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Opin Urol     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-15     Completed Date:  2002-06-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200621     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Urol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Kidney Diseases / diagnosis,  surgery*
Laparoscopy / methods*
Nephrectomy / instrumentation*,  methods
Patient Satisfaction
Reference Values
Surgical Instruments
Treatment Outcome

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