Effect of visceral obesity on minimally invasive partial nephrectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Intra-Abdominal Fat
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Nephrectomy
  • Obesity, Abdominal

abstract

  • Individual patterns of obesity, namely subcutaneous, visceral, and perinephric, do not increase surgical complexity for minimally invasive partial nephrectomy by experienced surgeons. Furthermore, this operation can be performed safely with comparable complications and outcomes in moderately obese patients without compromising renal function.

publication date

  • September 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2013.04.058

PubMed ID

  • 23987153

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 612

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 82

number

  • 3