nephrectomy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to nephrectomy: laparoscopic nephrectomy, simple nephrectomy

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
References in periodicals archive ?
1) With the advent of laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, the overall morbidity of RATx has been greatly improved, (2) although the procedure still requires a large lower abdominal incision to complete the auto-transplantation and necessitates re-positioning the patient.
Doctors had planned for radical nephrectomy with resection of lung lesion through thoraco abdominal incision.
a leader in biophotonic diagnostics, reports that the Zenascope[R] was deployed in a recent study by investigators at Tulane University that looked at the feasibility of quantitative diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for targeted measurement of renal ischemia during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in a large animal model.
11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with operable kidney cancers were more likely to have a partial nephrectomy -- the recommended treatment for localized tumors -- when treated in hospitals that were early adopters of robotic surgery, according to a new study.
Our aim was to evaluate the LN status in nephrectomy specimens and to determine the best approach for the pathologic LN staging of adult kidney malignancies.
Sanjay Bhat, recommended a minimally invasive surgical procedure called laparoscopic radical nephrectomy instead of a highly invasive traditional open radical nephrectomy.
The main laparoscopic procedures performed were nephrectomy (benign indication), 91%; renal cyst decortications, 90%; nephrectomy (malign indication), 65%; laparoscopic stone surgery, 47% and pyeloplasty, 38%.
of the University Health Network - Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, RIC will be evaluated for its ability to reduce acute kidney injury induced by intraoperative renal ischemia during partial nephrectomy.
These patients had a primary renal cell carcinoma on the left side for which they had undergone a left nephrectomy many years previously.
to conduct a Phase 3 clinical trial in Asia of Pfizer's investigational agent axitinib for the adjuvant treatment of patients at high risk of recurrent renal cell carcinoma (RCC) following nephrectomy.
Between 20,000 and 30,000 partial nephrectomy (kidney) surgeries are performed a year in the United States.
They indicated the procedure was a leftsided nephrectomy and this was confirmed by the consent form.