Nephropexy

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Nephropexy
Intervention
ICD-9-CM 55.7
OPS-301 code: 5-559.2
Other codes: CPT code range 50400-50405

Nephropexy is the surgical fixation of a floating or mobile kidney (nephroptosis).

It was first performed by Eugen Hahn on 10 April 1881.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hatzinger M, Langbein S, de la Rosette J, Sohn M, Alken P (2007). "[Nephropexy in the course of time : Aspects of an historical surgical technique.]". Der Urologe 46 (2): 166–9. doi:10.1007/s00120-006-1280-7. PMID 17221244.