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Nephrectomy

With extensive expertise in surgical approaches to kidney disorders, our specialized urologic surgeons make use of today’s most effective techniques for kidney cysts, partial/total kidney removal and kidney replacement surgery. Our patients benefit greatly from our minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic kidney surgery experience. In fact, Florida Hospital was one of the nation’s first kidney transplant programs, and currently performs nearly 200 transplants annually.  Make an appointment or request a second opinion with one of our specialists today.

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Nephrectomy

Nephrectomy is the surgery to remove a kidney or part of a kidney. In a partial nephrectomy, part of one kidney or a tumor is removed, but not an entire kidney. In a simple nephrectomy, one kidney is removed. In a radical nephrectomy, an entire kidney, nearby adrenal gland and lymph nodes, and other surrounding tissue are removed. In a bilateral nephrectomy, both kidneys are removed.

Radical Nephrectomy

Radical Nephrectomy is the surgery to remove an entire kidney, nearby adrenal gland and lymph nodes, and other surrounding tissue.
 

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