Comparison of Long-Term Outcomes of Standard and Transvaginal Kidney Extraction in Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy

Karayagiz A. H. , Ozdemir E., Besli S., Polatkan S. A. V. , Yilmaz G., Erturk T., ...More

JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, vol.31, pp.1309-1314, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: A limited number of publications are available in the literature regarding laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy with vaginal extraction (LLDN-VE) for kidney transplantation. The aim of this study was to compare long-term recipient outcomes of standard laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy (S-LLDN) and LLDN-VE.