Kidney Donation Surgery Through One Port in Belly Button Preferred By Living Donors

Overview:

Dr. Rolf Barth, transplant surgeon and author of the Annals of Surgery study on patient satisfaction outcomes with single-port donor nephrectomy, describes major findings from the study, including increased satisfaction outcomes with the cosmetic outcomes and overall donation process. Living kidney donors describe their experiences with the single-port procedure where the kidney was removed through a single incision in the belly button.

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