Turkish Journal of Urology
Case Report

Laparoscopic nephropexy in a case with nephroptosis


Erciyes Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Üroloji Anabilim Dalı, Kayseri

Turk J Urol 2010; 36: 438-440
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Nephroptosis is rarely seen affecting the right kidney in majority of cases. The most common symptom is pain. Asymptomatic cases do not need any treatment however surgical treatment can be recommended for symptomatic cases. Here, we aimed to present our retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephropexy experience in a female patient with right-sided nephroptosis. 

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