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Table 1 Patients’ demographics, intraoperative and postoperative data

From: Learning curve of laparoscopic nephrectomy: a prospective pilot study

ParameterValue
Mean age ± SD (years)38.2 ± 16.3
Gender, N (%) 
 Male24 )60%)
 Female16 (40%)
Mean BMI (Kg/M)28.58 ± 4.2
Indication of nephrectomy, N (%) 
 Non-functioning, loin pain21 (52.5%)
 Non-functioning, recurrent UTI14 (35%)
 Upper urinary tract tumor5 (12.5%)
Side of the procedure 
 Left nephrectomy27 (67.5%)
 Right nephrectomy13 (32.5%)
Laparoscopy time123.5 ± 49.7
Procedure time148.7 ± 32.4
Perioperative complications 
 Scrotal ecchymosisOne case (5%)
 FeverOne case (5%)
 Port-site herniaOne case (5%)
Hospital stay (h)44 ± 78
Postoperative histopathology 
 Obstructive atrophy21 (52.5%)
 Chronic pyelonephritic10 (25%)
 Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis3 (7.5%)
 Renal tuberculosis1 (2.5%)
 Upper urinary tract TCC5 (12.5%)
  1. BMI body mass index, N number of patients, UTI urinary tract infection, TCC transitional cell carcinoma