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Author Naohiro Aida ♦ Kusaka, Mamoru ♦ Ono, Shinichiro ♦ Kenmochi, Takashi ♦ Otsuki, Kazunori ♦ Akutsu, Naotake ♦ Shiroki, Ryoichi ♦ Hoshinaga, Kiyotaka ♦ Maruyama, Michihiro ♦ Ito, Taihei
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Publisher Wolters Kluwer
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Date Created 2017-08-08
Copyright Year ©2017
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) RD1-811
Subject Keyword Medicine ♦ Surgery
Abstract Abstract. De novo renal cell carcinoma (RCC) rarely occurs in kidney allografts; however, the risk of RCC in these patients is 100-fold that of the general healthy population. Although total nephrectomy has been the standard treatment for kidney allograft RCC, several authors have reported that early-stage RCC in kidney allografts was successfully treated with nephron-sparing surgery. We herein describe a new procedure involving renal autotransplantation and extracorporeal nephron-sparing surgery, which was performed to treat de novo RCC near the hilum of a transplanted kidney. In the 22 months since transplantation, the patient's renal function has been favorable, and no recurrence has been observed. In conclusion, renal autotransplantation is a feasible technique for the treatment of RCC in kidney allografts, especially RCC located near the hilum.
ISSN 23738731
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2017-08-01
e-ISSN 23738731
Journal Transplantation Direct
Volume Number 3
Issue Number 8
Starting Page e122


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