Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in the treatment of renal tumors in Thanh Hoa General Hospital, Vietnam
We evaluated the initial results of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) in the treatment of renal tumors in Thanh Hoa General Hospital. During examination, 10 patients (6 females, 4 males) were diagnosed with renal tumors on CT scans. Later they underwent LPN at Thanh Hoa General Hospital from November 2016 to March 2018. The mean age was 54.5 years. Average tumor size was 3.5 cm. There were seven patients in the pT1a stage and 3 in the pT1b stage. The R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry scoring: two patients in 4a; two patients in 4p; three patients in 5a; two patients in 6p; and one patient in 8x. Average operative time was 125.6 minutes. Average warm-ischemic time was 29.4 minutes. Blood loss average was 85.2 mL. Hemorrhagic complication in one patient. Convert to laparoscopic radical nephrectomy in one patient. Patients were followed for one to three months without complications, metastases, or local recurrence.