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Laparoscopic nephrectomy for pyonephrosis during pregnancy: case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21935342     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The maternal and fetal complications of pyonephrosis during pregnancy can be devastating, thus the call for urgent but safe intervention. Laparoscopic nephrectomy has been used safely and effectively in nonpregnant patients with pyonephrotic kidney. We report on a case of a 28-year-old pregnant woman with pyonephrotic kidney that we believe to be the first such case managed by transperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy. A review of the reported cases of laparoscopic nephrectomy for different indications and by different approaches during pregnancy is also presented.
Authors:
Nand Kishore Arvind; Onkar Singh; Shilpi Singh Gupta; Surbhi Sahay; Kutub Ali; Anand Dharaskar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews in urology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1523-6161     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Urol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-21     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100889067     Medline TA:  Rev Urol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-103     Citation Subset:  -    
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