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Table 1 Summary of the positions of the anatomical structures in patients undergoing surgery for colon cancer associated with a horseshoe kidney

From: A case of laparoscopic high anterior resection of rectosigmoid colon cancer associated with a horseshoe kidney using preoperative 3D-CT angiography

Ureter Ventral aspect of horseshoe kidney: 11 cases; not available: 12 cases
Gonadal artery and vein Ventral aspect of horseshoe kidney: 7 cases; not available: 16 cases
Lumbar splanchnic and superior hypogastric nerves Ventral aspect of horseshoe kidney: 6 cases; dorsal aspect of horseshoe kidney: 1 case; not available: 16 cases
Extra renal artery From the aorta: 10 cases; from the iliac artery: 7 cases; existing (details unknown): 3 cases; not existing: 3 cases; not available: 4 cases. (There is some overlap)