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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Technique and Outcomes of Robot-assisted Retroperitoneoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: A Multicenter Study

    Technique and Outcomes of Robot-assisted Retroperitoneoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: A Multicenter Study

    1 September 2014

    Abstract Background Robot-assisted retroperitoneoscopic partial nephrectomy (RARPN) may be used for posterior renal masses or with prior abdominal surgery; however, there is relatively less familiarity with RARPN. Objective To demonstrate RARPN ...

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  5. Transvesical Robotic Simple Prostatectomy: Initial Clinical Experience

    Transvesical Robotic Simple Prostatectomy: Initial Clinical Experience

    1 August 2014

    Abstract Background Despite significant developments in transurethral surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), simple prostatectomy remains an excellent option for patients with large glands. Objective To describe our technique of ...

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