Simplified reconstruction after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy using a single-pass suturing technique

Samir S. Taneja, George Dakwar, Guilherme Godoy

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    Abstract

    Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) has been underused because of its technical complexity and difficulty. We present a knotless and bolsterless technique that allows simultaneous repair of the pelvicaliceal system and compression of the parenchyma defect using a series of single-pass running sutures. We believe that this technique will simplify reconstruction and aid in popularization of LPN.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)589-591
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Endourology
    Volume23
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Apr 1 2009

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    • Urology

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