Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty in a Solitary Kidney

Nauman Zafar; John Leyland; Nimish C Shah*


Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2007;4(11):625-629. 

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Laparoscopic pyeloplasty is the evolving gold standard for UPJ obstruction, especially in the presence of crossing vessels. The long-term functional results are comparable to that of open surgery, and the laparoscopic technique has the advantage of being a minimally invasive procedure, resulting in shorter hospital stay and lower morbidity.

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