Laparoscopic simple nephrectomy patient wıth situs inversus totalis and left renal hypoplasia: A case report
Keywords:situs inversus, renal hypoplasia, nephrectomy,
AbstractSitus inversus totalis (SIT) is a relatively rare anatomical condition characterized by the transposition of thoracic and abdominal organs from the normal side to the opposite position. Most reports of laparoscopic procedures in patients with SIT cite technical difficulties and longer operative times due to disorientation because of the reversed abdominal organs and necessary modification of the surgeon’s movements and techniques. We present a case of a patient with SIT in whom a transperitoneal laparoscopic simple nephrectomy was performed.
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