Nephrectomy

What is Nephrectomy?

Nephrectomy refers to the complete or partial removal of kidneys.Removal of one kidney is called as partial nephrectomy, while removal of both kidneys refers to complete nephrectomy. It is a surgical procedure indicated in patients with chronic renal disease, chronic obstruction, renal carcinomas, chronic renal failure or in healthy individuals willing to donate their kidneys for transplantation.

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I have consistent pain below my right ribs, bloating and constipation over the last several months
treated with more fruit in the diet, colace, and...

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Few possible causes

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Hi and welcome.

There are few possible causes and the most likely of them is caused by...

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I had a radical left nephrectomy 2yrs ago after partial nephrectomy i was still getting infections the kidney had moved to my lower left abdomen...

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Adhesions

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Pain early in the morning in a post surgical state most of times indicates...

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I HAD A CT SCAN OF MY STOMACH AND THE RESULTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
MY RIGHT KIDNEY HAS A MASS LARGER THAN A CYST WHICH IS 3.1
A SCAR ON MY LEFT LUNG...

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Brief Answer:
Please upload ctscan result.

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Good day and thank you for being with healthcare magic! I understand your concern and I...

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I have consistent pain below my right ribs, bloating and constipation over the last several months treated with more fruit in the diet, colace, and...

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hello doctor my name is siby 27 years old.i was done left nephrectomy in my 1nd half years old due to wilm s tumor.after that i am perfectly...

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severe hip pain

I have been having severe hip pain for several months. had kidney cancer in 2005 and had a partial nephrectomy. I can't sleep I...

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