Slide Multimedia Animation on Surgical Removal of kidney or Nephrectomy explains graphically the steps involved in the operation. Kidney removal is sometimes necessary for a kidney that stops functioning or if it has a cancer in it called renal cell carcinoma. It is a major operation and requires hospitalization for 5 to 7 days. Kidney can also be removed using a minimally invasive procedure by laparoscopy. Sometimes a small cancer may involve only partial removal of the kidney or partial nephrectomy. Generally Urologists performs this procedure in the operation theatre.
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