Extraperitoneal simple nephrectomy
The description of the extraperitoneal simple nephrectomy covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of symptomatic benign end-stage renal disease. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: incision, dissection, hilar control, extraction. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.