A 62-yr-old woman with a 2-cm enhancing renal mass in the right moiety of a horseshoe kidney was treated via a four-port transperitoneal laparoscopic approach. The tumour was excised by cold scissors, and the parenchyma was sutured with Vicryl 1 sutures with Surgicel bolster and by using pledgets of Hem-o-lok® clips. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a partial nephrectomy for tumour excision on a horseshoe kidney by a transperitoneal laparoscopic approach.
- Horseshoe kidney
- Partial nephrectomy