Surgical Technique for Retroperitoneoscopic Nephrectomy : A case report

Shahid Aquil, Joseph K. Mathew, Krishna Prasad V, Khalid Rehman, Omar W Sharef, Ghalib Al Baadi


A case of right non-functioning kidney secondary to chronic pyelonephritis is presented. The successful management through retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy is described, emphasising the technique of this minimally invasive therapeutic option.


Laparoscopic surgery; Nephrectomy; Reteroperitoneal space; Surgical procedures; Pyelonephritis; Minimally invasive surgical procedures, Case report; Oman

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