Difficulties in Transperitoneal Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy

  • Rakesh V. Khanna
  • Robert J. SteinEmail author


Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy has gained widespread acceptance as the standard of care for localized renal cell carcinoma. Since its inception, the technique has continued to evolve and, therefore, it is not surprising that variations in technique exist. The chapter describes manuvers to safely perform the procedure.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic SurgeryGlickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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