Surgery (Nephroblastoma)

Drawing of the transperitoneal extirpation of a nephroblastoma of the right kidney (M. Bettex). a: Right transverse upper laparotomy. b: Longitudinal incision of the peritoneum along the ascending colon and transposition of the colon in a medial direction, thereby making the right kidney visible. c: Ligature of the renal vein (1), renal artery (2), and ureter (3). Following extirpation of the nephroblastoma additional staging is performed.