Open Transperitoneal Left Nephrectomy
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Open Transperitoneal Left Nephrectomy

The  Open Transperitoneal Left Nephrectomy course will teach you:

  • The removal of a diseased kidney, either due to advanced oncologic disease or due to congenital or acquired anatomical abnormalities

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during an Open Transperitoneal Left Nephrectomy:

  • Damage to underlying organs by opening of the peritoneum
  • Splenic injury

With the following tips you might perform the Open Transperitoneal Left Nephrectomy even better:

  • Ligation of the renal artery before ligating the vein
  • Drain placement

After studying the Open Transperitoneal Left Nephrectomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Renal failure
  • Secondary renal hilum hemorrhage
  • Splenic injury
  • Hepatic injury
  • Pancreatic injury

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Step by step

Abdominal cavity approach

Skin

Mark

Mark the skin at the tip of the 11th and 12th rib on the ipsilateral side, 2 finger breadths below the costal margin and extend the line medially up to the xiphoid process.

Incise

Incise the skin along the markings.

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