Case ReportsTransection of the Renal Pelvis by Endocatch Bag During Laparoscopic Donor NephrectomyRao M, Mohan MS, MCh, FACS, FRACS* †; Russell, Christine H. FRCS, FRACS* †; Padmakar, Nethagani P. MS, MCh* †; Sebben, Rueben A. FRACR‡Author Information *Department of Surgery, University of Adelaide Departments of †Nephrology and Transplant Services ‡Radiology, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia Reprints: Mohan Rao M, MS, MCh, FACS, FRACS, Department of Surgery/Renal Transplant Service, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011,Australia (e-mail: [email protected]). Received for publication January 29, 2007; accepted January 29, 2008 Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques: August 2008 - Volume 18 - Issue 4 - p 429-432 doi: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e31816f7724 Buy Metrics Abstract A case of inadvertent transection of the renal pelvis by the Endocatch bag during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy is reported. This is the second reported injury resulting from the Endocatch bag. We have successfully managed the injury with continuing good renal function after 3 years. The aim of this report is to increase the awareness of this potential complication and how it can be prevented. © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.