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Surgical removal of kidney is known as a nephrectomy. The main types are a simple nephrectomy, a partial nephrectomy and a laparoscopic nephrectomy. Indications for removal of a kidney are a damaged kidney, a dysfunctioning kidney, kidney cancer and kidney donation. A Nephrectomy is major surgery and it can take several weeks to fully recover.
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