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Laparoscopic nephropexy in a case with nephroptosis

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Author(s): Mustafa Sofikerim | Abdullah Demirtaş | Emrecan Akınsal | İbrahim Gülmez | Mustafa Karacagil

Journal: Turkish Journal of Urology
ISSN 1300-5804

Volume: 36;
Issue: 04;
Start page: 438;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Laparoscopy | nephropexy | nephroptosis.

ABSTRACT
Nephroptosis is rarely seen affecting the right kidney in majority of cases. The most common symptom is pain. Asymptomatic cases do not need any treatment however surgical treatment can be recommended for symptomatic cases. Here, we aimed to present our retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephropexy experience in a female patient with right-sided nephroptosis.
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