Laparoscopic versus open pyeloplasty: an experience at a tertiary care centre

Sunil Krishna, M and Benakatti, Rajendra (2018) Laparoscopic versus open pyeloplasty: an experience at a tertiary care centre. International Surgery Journal, 5 (9). pp. 3150-3155. ISSN 2349-3305

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Background: Ureteropelvic junction obstruction can lead to symptoms such as hydronephrosis and progressive renal damage. Authors explain present primary experiences about laparoscopic pyeloplasty and open pyeloplasty in the treatment of UPJO.Methods: A bidirectional non-randomized study from March 2012 to April 2015 was conducted at a tertiary care centre in southern India. A Total 37 cases, 18 patients in laparoscopic pyeloplasty group and 19 patients in open pyeloplasty group were included.Results: A total of 37 patients were included in the study. 18 patients underwent laparoscopic Anderson-Hyne's pyeloplasty, 19 patients underwent open Anderson-Hyne's pyeloplasty patients. Outcomes were measured in terms of pain, surgery duration, postoperative pain, complications which were significant.Conclusions: Laparoscopic pyeloplasty was found to be better in terms of postoperative pain, hospital stay and complications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Laparoscopy; Open surgery; Pyeloplasty; Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2019 07:01
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2019 07:01

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