Urol Int 2012 1;89(2):222-6. Epub 2012 Aug 1.
Department of Urology, Research Institute of Surgery, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China.
Background: Retroperitoneoscopic renal pedicle lymphatic disconnection has been described in the management of intractable chyluria.
Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the clinical outcomes of 76 patients with intractable chyluria undergoing renal pedicle lymphatic disconnection via a retroperitoneoscopic (n = 59) or conventional open approach (n = 17). Operative time, intraoperative blood loss, volume of postoperative drainage, postoperative draining time, postoperative intestinal recovery, intraoperative and postoperative complications, and postoperative hospital stay were evaluated. Read More