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Short-term impact of carbon dioxide, helium, and gasless laparoscopic donor nephrectomy on renal function and histomorphology in donor and recipient.

Authors
  • Hazebroek, E J
  • de Bruin, R W F
  • Bouvy, N D
  • van Duikeren, S
  • Bonthuis, F
  • Marquet, R L
  • Bajema, I M
  • Hayes, D P
  • IJzermans, J N M
  • Bonjer, H J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical Endoscopy
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2002
Volume
16
Issue
2
Pages
245–251
Identifiers
PMID: 11967672
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Abdominal gas insufflation does not have an adverse effect on the renal function of the kidney donor 1 week after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. No differences in renal function or histomorphology were detected between syngeneic kidney grafts exposed to pneumoperitoneum and gasless control subjects.

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