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All of the following statements are true for a nephrectomy EXCEPT ____.



A. Subtotal nephrectomy involves the excision of either pole of the kidney.
B. Subtotal nephrectomy can be performed to excise small cancers of the kidney.
C. radical nephrectomy involves excision of the kidney only.
D. Simple nephrectomy can be performed for excision of a kidney to be used for transplant.

This question is part of Practice Exam III
Asked by Debweb, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Apr 04, 2017

Radical nephrectomy involves excision of the kidney only.

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