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  1. Robot-assisted, Single-site, Dismembered Pyeloplasty for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction with the New da Vinci Platform: A Stage 2a Study

    Robot-assisted, Single-site, Dismembered Pyeloplasty for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction with the New da Vinci Platform: A Stage 2a Study

    1 January 2015

    Abstract Background Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) has gained popularity in urology over the last few years. Objective To report a stage 2a study of robot-assisted single-site (R-LESS) pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction ...

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  2. Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy and Inferior Vena Cava Thrombectomy in the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy and Inferior Vena Cava Thrombectomy in the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma

    20 December 2014

    Abstract Background Radical nephrectomy with inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombectomy is the preferred treatment for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with IVC thrombus. However, IVC thrombectomy using a laparoscopic approach has not been reported for ...

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  3. A New Robot for Flexible Ureteroscopy: Development and Early Clinical Results (IDEAL Stage 1–2b)

    A New Robot for Flexible Ureteroscopy: Development and Early Clinical Results (IDEAL Stage 1–2b)

    1 December 2014

    Abstract Background An improved armamentarium has had a significant impact on the emerging role of flexible ureteroscopy (FURS) for the management of nephrolithiasis; however, FURS still represents a challenging technique. Objective To examine a ...

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  4. Robotic Nephroureterectomy: A Simplified Approach Requiring No Patient Repositioning or Robot Redocking

    Robotic Nephroureterectomy: A Simplified Approach Requiring No Patient Repositioning or Robot Redocking

    1 October 2014

    Abstract Background Robotic technology is increasingly adopted in urologic surgery and a variety of techniques has been described for minimally invasive treatment of upper tract urothelial cancer (UTUC). Objective To describe a simplified surgical ...

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  5. Use of Indocyanine Green During Robot-assisted Ureteral Reconstructions

    Use of Indocyanine Green During Robot-assisted Ureteral Reconstructions

    14 September 2014

    Abstract Background Although there are reports of robot-assisted ureteral reconstructions (RURs) with excellent safety and efficacy, the procedures remain technically challenging. In the robotic setting the surgeon must rely on visual cues in the ...

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