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Urologic Surgery

  • Bruce E. Johnson
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Abstract

Urologic surgery encompasses a wide variety of surgical techniques including laparoscopic, cystoscopic/resectoscopic, open abdominal, open flank/thoracic, vascular, and extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy. Patients undergoing urologic procedures span a broad spectrum of ages and comorbidities. Perioperative consultation in urologic surgery requires both attention to these comorbid conditions and a working knowledge of operative-specific complications.1

Keywords

Radical Nephrectomy Electrolyte Abnormality Postoperative Delirium Adrenal Adenoma Urinary Tract Obstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Virginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineRoanokeUSA

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