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  • patient
  • The patient presented to the emergency department complaining of worsening abdominal pain, and 2 episodes of emesis 4 days after discharge. (appliedradiology.com)
  • For Paul Blow, the first patient to undergo the robotic partial nephrectomy at Emory Saint Joseph's, this procedure not only spared his kidney but may have saved his life. (emory.edu)
  • Postoperatively the patient developed a urethral fistula which was surgically treated with a vesico-cutaneostoma to the abdominal wall. (webmicroscope.net)
  • Patient noted to have significant adhesions to her anterior abdominal wall just above where we had placed our trocar with also obvious mesh with tacking. (aapc.com)
  • Patient underwent a nephrectomy with marked improvement in blood pressure control. (biomedsearch.com)
  • urine
  • Patel ND , Ward RD, Calle JC, Remer EM, Monga M. Vascular Disease and Kidney stones: Abdominal Aortic Calcifications Are Associated with Low Urine pH and Hypocitraturia. (uclahealth.org)
  • By producing urine, kidneys remove toxic by-products and excess fluids from the body, which helps maintain a critical balance of salt, potassium, and acid. (stvhs.com)
  • masses
  • The widespread use of abdominal imaging led to an increased early detection of small renal masses in asymptomatic patients. (springer.com)
  • This paper discusses the differential diagnoses to consider for the school-aged child with a left upper quadrant mass along with the current literature recommendations for management of abdominal masses found in the primary care setting. (ispub.com)
  • tissue
  • Therefore, the researchers said, preserving as much kidney tissue as possible may enhance survival. (medpagetoday.com)
  • This finding has important implications because intervention necessarily involves removing or destroying at least some normal kidney tissue," they said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In 95% of the cases the kidneys join at the lower pole, the isthmus is usually composed of parenchymatous tissue and has its own blood supply. (auanet.org)
  • RAPN
  • In this chapter robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) is meticulously described and perioperative, functional and oncologic outcomes are widely discussed. (springer.com)
  • Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN), although still an evolving procedure with no long-term data, has emerged as a viable alternative to LPN, with favorable preliminary outcomes. (frontiersin.org)
  • Patients ideally suited for initial RAPN procedures include those with non-hilar, exophytic T1a lesions, uncomplicated vascular anatomy, and a normal contralateral kidney. (frontiersin.org)
  • stones
  • Blockages of the ureters can be present from birth or acquired through illness or injury, and can create serious side effects like infections and kidney stones. (capitalhealth.org)
  • organs
  • The kidneys are two small organs located behind the abdomen, on each side of the spine. (stvhs.com)
  • This includes close examination of the peritoneum, which is the membrane that lines the walls of the abdomen and pelvis and covers most of the abdominal organs. (cancer.ca)
  • Dissection
  • Dissection of the medial aspect of left side of the horseshoe kidney is performed with exposure of abdominal aorta and common iliac artery. (auanet.org)
  • At Morristown Medical Center, we use an Xi model daVinci Surgical Robot for this operation which allows for better range of motion within the abdomen, which amounts to easier dissection and manipulation of the kidney. (roboticurologicsurgery.com)