School of Medicine
Donor nephrectomies can be technically demanding. Donors also may not be fully psychologically prepared for their post-operative pain or cosmetic outcome. A novel Percutaneous Externally Assembled Laparoscopic (PEAL) paradigm was developed to decrease incisional pain and laparoscopic scars. The aim of this study is to compare the post-operative outcomes between donor nephrectomies performed with and without the PEAL instruments.
Miskin, Tyler; Kelly, Isaac; Pierce, Matthew; Abourbih, Samuel; and Baldwin, Duane D.
"Percutaneous Externally Assembled Laparoscopic (PEAL) Donor Nephrectomy: A Cohort Pain Comparison,"
Loma Linda University Student Journal: Vol. 2
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarsrepository.llu.edu/llu-student-journal/vol2/iss1/11