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
References in periodicals archive ?
Sidi, "Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for tumour excision in a horseshoe kidney: part II," European Urology, vol.
Genitofemoral nerve (GFN) neuropathic pain after live laparoscopic donor nephrectomy is a rare complication which can cause pain and great discomfort [1].
The treatment modalities for ossifying renal tumors of infancy are either nephrectomy or partial nephrectomy depending on the size and location of the tumor.
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.
David was diagnosed with Kidney Cancer in April and had radical nephrectomy in May.
nephrometry score (RNS) in predicting perioperative outcomes in patients with renal tumor who underwent laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN).
Based on a 2-to-1 randomisation, patients received either two intratumoral doses of ilixadencel before nephrectomy (surgical removal of the tumour-affected kidney) and subsequent treatment with sunitinib, or sunitinib therapy alone post-nephrectomy.
The model created by Glasgow School of Art (GSA) student Lisa Ferrie could help surgeons hone their skills in performing a robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy - a procedure that removes part of the kidney affected by a tumour.
(1,2) Open partial nephrectomy (OPN), laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) and robotic assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) are the currently available surgical options for excision of T1 RCC.
With the 5/6 nephrectomy model, cordyceps improved filtration, reducing serum creatinine and BUN.
Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN), which minimizes renal function loss due to its nephron sparing nature, has become a standard technique among many experienced centers worldwide for surgical treatment of localized kidney tumors (1).