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Surgical Nephrectomy

20th anniversary of first laparoscopic nephrectomy

Since the first laparoscopic procedure was performed to remove a diseased kidney 20 years ago at Washington University in St. Louis, this breakthrough minimally invasive technique has become the standard of care for surgical nephrectomy. This remarkable achievement is celebrated with a series of cutting-edge articles in Journal of Endourology, a peer-reviewed journal published… 20th anniversary of first laparoscopic nephrectomy   



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