nephrectomy


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ne·phrec·to·my

 (nə-frĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ne·phrec·to·mies
Surgical removal of a kidney.

nephrectomy

(nɪˈfrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of a kidney

ne•phrec•to•my

(nəˈfrɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical excision of a kidney.
[1875–80]

nephrectomy

Surgery to remove a kidney.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephrectomy - surgical removal of a kidney
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

nephrectomy

[nɪˈfrektəmɪ] Nnefrectomía f

ne·phrec·to·my

n. nefrectomía, extirpación de un riñón;
abdominal ______ abdominal;
lumbar ______ lumbar;
radical ______ radical.

nephrectomy

n (pl -mies) nefrectomía
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M2 PHARMA-February 28, 2018-CHMP Recommends Against Expanded Indication for Sutent (sunitinib) in RCC Patients Following Nephrectomy
today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended against expanding use of SUTENT (sunitinib) to include the adjuvant treatment of adult patients at a high risk of recurrent renal cell carcinoma (RCC) following nephrectomy (surgical removal of the cancerous kidney).
Pfizer announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has recommended against expanding use of SUTENT to include the adjuvant treatment of adult patients at a high risk of recurrent renal cell carcinoma following nephrectomy.
There he worked with legendary surgeons like Henry Hamilton Stewart, the urologist who was pioneer of partial nephrectomy and Sir Thomas Holmes Sellors, President Royal College of Surgeons of England who was pioneer of pulmonary volvulotomy.
This US FDA approval of Sutent for the adjuvant treatment of renal cell carcinoma was based on the company's randomized trial of 615 patients with high risk of recurrent renal cell carcinoma following nephrectomy.
David was diagnosed with Kidney Cancer in April and had radical nephrectomy in May.
A 55-year-old man presented eight years after partial nephrectomy for clear-cell carcinoma of the left kidney with multiple bilateral pulmonary nodules, low left renal nodules, and a soft tissue lesion in the right orbit.
nephrometry score (RNS) in predicting perioperative outcomes in patients with renal tumor who underwent laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN).
Material and Methods: All patients who underwent nephrectomy for renal masses at our institution between Aug 2011 and Aug 2014 were included in the study.
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether COMT gene (VAL158/108MET) polymorphism contributes to the variability in response to morphine infusion used for acute post nephrectomy analgesia.
Methods: The observational study was conducted at the Armed Forces Institute of Urology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from October 2008 to September 2011, and comprised patients undergoing simple nephrectomy for benign disease who were followed up for one year.
In 1995, Lloyd Ratner and Louis Kavoussi performed the first laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) at Johns Hopkins Hospital [3].