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  • 2011-06-14

Laparoscopic left upper pole nephrectomy (transperitoneal vs. retroperitoneal approach)

Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2011;11(06). URL:
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Transperitoneal LPN has been shown to be safe and effective. Magnification provides easy identification of vessels and precise dissection. Others have used a retroperitoneal approach, but this one is particularly difficult. This video shows a laparoscopic left upper pole nephrectomy comparing transperitoneal and retroperitoneal approaches.