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Successful management of vena caval compression due to a giant hydronephrosis by retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy.
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PMID:  16754085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient with Sotos syndrome presented with a history of massive bleeding from varicose veins of the right leg, requiring hospitalization. Investigations revealed that his bilateral varicose veins and the associated leg edema were secondary to the inferior vena cava getting compressed by an asymptomatic grossly hydronephrotic right kidney. The patient was completely cured of his varicosity and leg edema following retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy. A giant hydronephrosis has produced venous thrombosis in the past, but this is the first time it was found to be responsible for bilateral varicosity of the long and the short saphenous veins due to long-standing vena caval compression.
Authors:
Gaur; Dubey; Acharya
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies : MITAT : official journal of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1365-2931     ISO Abbreviation:  Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612996     Medline TA:  Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences Bombay India.
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