Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

A Disaster Complication with a Volunteer of Kidney Donor without Nephrectomy

Afshar Zomorrodi* and Alireza Farshi

Department Organ Transplant, Tabriz Medical Science University, Iran

*Correspondance to: Afshar Zomorrodi 

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It has been told that nearly 30000 kidney transplants are performed from live donor in the world every year, live donor surgery may be associated with Complications, to best our knowledge the case that presents here is the first and the most disaster complication. A live donor nephrectomy is not a complete safe procedure it may be accompanied with some complications including hemorrhage and infection and in a very rare incidence death. Here we present a case just skeletonized left kidney laparoscopically and finishing procedure without nephrectomy but with acute rising creatinine to more than doubling and a very big morbidity with him. A volunteer man for donation kidney with 34 years old age was selected for donor nephrectomy for left side. After just laparoscopic skeletonized of left kidney without nephrectomy, on day 7 he referred with more than doubling creatinine (acute kidney injury) and fever and anemic.Conclusion: To best of our knowledge this is the first case with reduced renal function (acute kidney injury) and morbidity without nephrectomy post laparoscopic skeletonizing left kidney.


Laparoscopic; Kidney donor; Creatinine rising; Complication; Morbidity


Zomorrodi A, Farshi A. A Disaster Complication with a Volunteer of Kidney Donor without Nephrectomy. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1638.

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