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Robotic Renal Surgery

Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters

Abaza, Ronney (Ed.)

2013, XIII, 192 p. 102 illus., 101 illus. in color.

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  • Includes a URL to online video clips that augment the text
  • Written by experts in the field of robotic surgery
  • Procedure oriented technical reference​

Robotic Renal Surgery: Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters provides a comprehensive review of the role of and technical considerations regarding robotic surgery for conditions of the kidney and associated conditions of the upper urinary tract.  In addition to serving as a reference regarding indications, preoperative and postoperative management, complications, and evidence-based outcomes, this text also serves as a practical guide for surgeons in how to perform the complete array of  robotic kidney and upper tract surgery.  Included are detailed descriptions of positioning, instrumentation, and surgical steps for the surgeon newly adopting robotic surgery or for those refining their techniques.  All chapters are written by recognized and published experts in the various techniques, creating an authoritative text on the subject.  Robotic Renal Surgery: Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters will be of great value to urologists, robotic surgeons, fellows in urologic oncology or endourology as well as urology residents in training and surgical nurses and other surgery team members involved in these procedures.  ​

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Distal Ureterectomy - Nephrectomy - Nephroureterectomy - Partial Nephrectomy - Pyeloplasty - Single-Incision Surgery - Ureteral Reconstruction - Ureteral Reimplantation - Vesicoureteral Reflux

Related subjects » Surgery - Urology

Table of contents 

Table of Contents


Part I. Robotic Technology and Instrumentation

Chapter 1. Robotic Technology and Ancillary Instruments in Renal Surgery

Geoffrey N. Box and Michael K. Louie

Chapter 2. Preoperative Preparation and Positioning for Robotic Renal Surgery

John J. Knoedler, George K. Chow, Matthew T. Gettman

Part II. Nephrectomy

Chapter 3. Robotic Simple and Radical Nephrectomy

Daniel Eun and Scott R. Caesar

Chapter 4. Robotic Donor Nephrectomy: Hand-Assisted Technique

Ivo G. Tzvetanov, Mario Spaggiari, Jose Oberholzer, Enrico Benedetti

Chapter 5. Robotic Nephrectomy for Complex Tumors

Ronney Abaza

Part III. Partial Nephrectomy

Chapter 6. Robotic Partial Nephrectomy – Basic Principles & Techniques

Bartosz F. Kaczmarek and Craig G. Rogers

Chapter 7. Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy:  Complex Tumors and Evolving Techniques

Brian M. Benway, Youssef S. Tanagho, Jonathan M. Mobley, Sam B. Bhayani

Chapter 8. Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Michael S. Borofsky and Michael D. Stifelman

Part IV. Upper Urinary Tract Surgery

Chapter 9. Robotic Pyeloplasty

Gautam Jayram, Jeffrey K. Mullins, Mohamad E. Allaf

Chapter 10. Robotic Nephroureterectomy

Samay Jain, Jennifer K. Yates, Ravi Munver

Chapter 11. Robotic Ureteral Resection & Reconstruction for Urothelial Tumors and Benign Disease

Ted B. Manny and Ashok K. Hemal

Part V. Pediatric Robotic Renal and Ureteral Surgery

Chapter 12. Upper Tract Obstruction

Carlos A. O. Buchalla, Kleiton G. R. Yamaçake, Hiep T. Nguyen

Chapter 13. Vesicoureteral Reflux and Ureteral Reimplantation

Jack S. Elder

Part VI. Advanced and Evolving Robotic Renal Techniques

Chapter 14. Retroperitoneal Robotic Kidney Surgery

Daniel Lee and James Porter

Chapter 15. Single-Incision Robotic Renal and Ureteral Surgery

Humberto Laydner and Jihad H. Kaouk

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