Robotic Renal Surgery

Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters

  • Ronney Abaza

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Robotic Technology and Instrumentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Geoffrey N. Box, Michael K. Louie
      Pages 3-11
    3. John J. Knoedler, George K. Chow, Matthew T. Gettman
      Pages 13-22
  3. Nephrectomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Daniel Eun, Scott R. Caesar
      Pages 25-38
    3. Ivo G. Tzvetanov, Mario Spaggiari, Jose Oberholzer, Enrico Benedetti
      Pages 39-49
    4. Ronney Abaza
      Pages 51-59
  4. Partial Nephrectomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Bartosz F. Kaczmarek, Craig G. Rogers
      Pages 63-75
    3. Brian M. Benway, Youssef S. Tanagho, Jonathan M. Mobley, Sam B. Bhayani
      Pages 77-87
    4. Michael S. Borofsky, Michael D. Stifelman
      Pages 89-96
  5. Upper Urinary Tract Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Gautam Jayram, Jeffrey K. Mullins, Mohamad E. Allaf
      Pages 99-109
    3. Samay Jain, Jennifer K. Yates, Ravi Munver
      Pages 111-125
  6. Pediatric Robotic Renal and Ureteral Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Carlos A. O. Buchalla, Kleiton G. R. Yamaçake, Hiep T. Nguyen
      Pages 143-152
  7. Advanced and Evolving Robotic Renal Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Daniel Lee, James Porter
      Pages 167-175
    3. Humberto Laydner, Jihad H. Kaouk
      Pages 177-186
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 187-192

About this book


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.  ​


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

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronney Abaza
    • 1
  1. 1.Ohio State’s Center for Adv Robotic Surg, The Ohio State University Wexner MedicalRobotic Urologic Surgery,Dept of UrologyColumbusUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-6521-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-6522-5
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