Who qualifies for nephrectomy?
Each surgical procedure is based on some eligibility criteria. Consult your doctor, to find out more about those that apply to nephrectomy.
Nephrectomy is a surgical procedure, performed on patients who suffer from kidney cancer or other severe kidney diseases or have a damaged kidney due to traumatic injury. Nephrectomy is also performed to remove a healthy kidney from a living or deceased donor for transplantation.
Types of Nephrectomy for Diseased Kidneys
Nephrectomy - partial or radical - can be an option for patients who suffer from: