Laparoscopic instrumentation continues to evolve towards smaller, more reliable, and better ergonomic devices, with a larger variety of choices. Since the first edition of this textbook, subtle improvements are readily apparent in existing devices as first-generation instruments progress towards later-generation models. New technology exists to allow procedures to be performed with fewer complications. Combined with refinements in techniques, new and improved instrumentation provides urologic surgeons the opportunity to safely perform more challenging procedures by a laparoscopic approach.
KeywordsPartial Nephrectomy Fibrin Sealant Harmonic Scalpel Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy Fascial Closure
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