Routine drain placement after partial nephrectomy is not always necessary Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Drainage
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Nephrectomy
  • Postoperative Care

abstract

  • Omitting drainage after partial nephrectomy in a select group of patients without collecting system entry is feasible and safe. The decision to place a drain after partial nephrectomy for small renal cortical tumors must be made intraoperatively and should be tailored to each case.

publication date

  • August 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2011.03.151

PubMed ID

  • 21683403

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 411

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 186

number

  • 2