Transperitoneal Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy Workup

Updated: Sep 10, 2021
  • Author: William J Harmon, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

The following laboratory studies may be included in the workup:

  • Creatinine level

  • Complete blood cell count

  • Liver function tests

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Imaging Studies

The workup may include the following imaging studies:

  • Computed tomography (CT) or MRI scan of the abdomen and pelvis

  • Chest radiography

  • Chest CT scanning if the stage is T2 or greater

  • Bone scanning

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