- Surgery to remove both kidneys.
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nephrectomy — Surgery to remove a kidney or part of a kidney. In a partial nephrectomy, part of one kidney or a tumor is removed, but not an entire kidney. In a simple nephrectomy, one kidney is removed. In a radical nephrectomy, an entire kidney, nearby… … English dictionary of cancer terms
bilateral — adjective Date: 1775 1. having two sides 2. affecting reciprocally two nations or parties < a bilateral treaty > < a bilateral trade agreement > 3. a. of, relating to, or affecting the right and left sides of the body or the right and left… … New Collegiate Dictionary
Bilateral — Having, or relating to, two sides. Bilateral is as opposed, for example, to unilateral (which means having, or relating to, one side). * * * Relating to, or having, two sides. [bi + L. latus, side] * * * bi·lat·er·al ( )bī lat ə rəl, la trəl adj… … Medical dictionary
Nephrectomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 55.4 55.5 MeSH … Wikipedia
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Wilms' tumor — Classification and external resources Cut section showing two halves of a nephroblastoma specimen. Note the prominent septa subdividing the sectioned surface and the protrusion of tumor into the renal pelvis, resembling botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma … Wikipedia
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