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International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 15-20

On the surgical treatment of solitary cysts of the kidney

  • K. StaporAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, Academy of Medicine
  • , G. BraunerAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, Academy of Medicine

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Abstract

The paper presents a surgical method of treatment of solitary cysts of the kidney situated deep in the renal parenchyma. The procedure consists in filling up the lumen of the cyst with a widely pedunculated lobe of perineal adipose tissue. The authors give descriptions and radiological documentation of 3 patients in whom a solitary cyst of the central renal area was found. Postoperative X-ray control showed a complete regression of compressive signs and a normal arrangement of renal calyces