Robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.

Michael D. Stifelman, Robert P. Caruso, Alan M. Nieder, Samir S. Taneja

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    Abstract

    The indications for nephron-sparing surgery and for minimally invasive surgery are continually expanding. Nephron-sparing surgery, also known as partial nephrectomy, presents a challenge to the minimally invasive surgeon. Herein, we describe our technique of robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. This approach may have potential advantages of including easier excision and suturing. Moderate training is required.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)83-86
    Number of pages4
    JournalJSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
    Volume9
    Issue number1
    StatePublished - 2005

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery

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