The living related donor nephrectomy has become a very popular procedure since the introduction of minimally invasive surgery. This has increased considerably the pool of donors. Most of the time due to its favorable conditions a left donor nephrectomy is the procedure of choice.
33 year old male donating a kidney to his brother who suffer from end-stage renal disease. The donor was screened according to a standardized protocol. Abdominal CT scan showed single renal arteries bilaterally without early branching.
The aims of this study were to assess the feasibility of robot–assisted gastrectomy for adenocarcinoma with D2 lymph nodal dissection and to analyze our preliminary results.
Patients and methods
Between January 2006 and June 2009 as many as 20 patients (12 females