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Hand-assisted urological laparoscopy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11953680     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hand-assisted laparoscopy has been successfully applied to various applications within the field of urology. Many authors have proved the safety and efficacy of this technique, as well as demonstrating improved patient recovery for such procedures as radical nephrectomy, radical nephroureterectomy and donor nephrectomy. The recent literature regarding this topic is reviewed and evaluated here.
Paul K Pietrow; David M Albala
Publication Detail:
Type:  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:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200621     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Urol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Section of Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Equipment Design
Kidney Diseases / diagnosis,  surgery*
Kidney Transplantation / methods*
Laparoscopy / methods*
Living Donors*
Nephrectomy / instrumentation,  methods*
Surgical Instruments
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / methods
Treatment Outcome

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