Kidney cyst decortication involves draining large
cysts that develop on the outside of the kidney.
- Kidney cyst
Treated with Kidney Cyst Decortication:
Kidney cyst decortication may be performed in cases
of infected kidney cysts, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease,
fluid-filled kidney cysts and high blood pressure related to polycystic kidney
There are no comparable non-surgical alternatives to
kidney cyst decortication. Laparoscopic kidney cyst decortication is a surgical
with Kidney Cyst Decortication:
Kidney cyst decortication is performed under general
anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware
during the procedure.
Complications from Kidney Cyst Decortication:
Possible risks following kidney cyst decortication
include infection, bleeding, incisional hernia and a negative reaction to the
anesthesia. It is also possible to experience urine leakage from the kidney,
requiring a ureteral stent.
after Kidney Cyst Decortication:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
kidney cyst decortication is good. In most cases, pain and high blood pressure
caused by the cysts is relieved.
from Kidney Cyst Decortication:
Total recovery from kidney cyst decortication takes
four to six weeks.