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  1. 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

    1 July 2015

    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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  2. Robotic Unclamped “Minimal-margin” Partial Nephrectomy: Ongoing Refinement of the Anatomic Zero-ischemia Concept

    Robotic Unclamped “Minimal-margin” Partial Nephrectomy: Ongoing Refinement of the Anatomic Zero-ischemia Concept

    11 June 2015

    Abstract Background Anatomic partial nephrectomy (PN) techniques aim to decrease or eliminate global renal ischemia. Objective To report the technical feasibility of completely unclamped “minimal-margin” robotic PN. We also illustrate the ...

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  3. Photoselective Vaporesection of the Prostate with a Front-firing Lithium Triborate Laser: Surgical Technique and Experience After 215 Procedures

    Photoselective Vaporesection of the Prostate with a Front-firing Lithium Triborate Laser: Surgical Technique and Experience After 215 Procedures

    1 June 2015

    Abstract Backgroud Although photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) is considered one of the most promising alternatives to transurethral radical prostatectomy, a longer operative time, an unsatisfactory tissue removal rate, and the ...

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  4. Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Approach for Artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantation in 11 Women with Urinary Stress Incontinence: Surgical Technique and Initial Experience

    Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Approach for Artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantation in 11 Women with Urinary Stress Incontinence: Surgical Technique and Initial Experience

    1 May 2015

    Abstract Background Artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) implantation is recommended for women suffering urinary stress incontinence. Robot-assisted laparoscopy allows improved dexterity and visibility compared to traditional laparoscopy, potentially ...

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  5. Robot-assisted Simple Prostatectomy for Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Benign Prostatic Enlargement: Surgical Technique and Outcomes in a High-volume Robotic Centre

    Robot-assisted Simple Prostatectomy for Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Benign Prostatic Enlargement: Surgical Technique and Outcomes in a High-volume Robotic Centre

    15 April 2015

    Abstract Background Robot-assisted simple prostatectomy (RASP) is a minimally invasive procedure for treatment of patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to large benign prostatic enlargement (BPE). Objective To present the ...

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