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Laparoscopic simple nephrectomy with transvaginal notes assistance and the use of standard laparoscopic instruments Nefrectomía laparoscópica simple con asistencia de notes transvaginal y uso de instrumentos laparoscópicos estándar
Actas Urologicas Espanolas, Volumen 33, Issue 7, 2018, Pages 767-770
Castillo, Octavio A.
Introduction: Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is an emerging technique, which allows to performed surgical procedures avoiding any surgical scars. However there are some problems due to the lack of equipment available for these procedures. The aim of these study is to present our initial experience with the transvaginal nephrectomy NOTES using standard laparoscopic instruments. Material and Methods: Two female patients 23 and 29 years old, both of them with diagnosis of recurrent urinary tract infection and renal atrophy. A transvaginal simple nephrectomy was performed using a transvaginal Access for the camera port and two abdominal work ports of 10 and 3mm. Results: Total operation room time was 120 min in the first case and 40 min. in the second, with an average blood loss of 200 cc. There were no perioperative complications, and both patients was discharged 36 hours after the surgery Conclusion: Laparoscopic nephrectomy with transvaginal NOTES assistance is