Complications and Management of Robotic Assisted Partial Nephrectomy

  • Brandon J. OttoEmail author
  • Li-Ming Su


The rate of postoperative complications following robotic assisted partial nephrectomy has been reported to range from 5.1 to 33% with major (Clavien ≥3) complications occurring in 1.6–8.2% of patients. The rate of intraoperative complications at the time of robotic assisted partial nephrectomy ranges from 0 to 6.5%. This chapter will aim to discuss the causes, prevention, and management of the more common types of intraoperative and postoperative complications of robotic assisted partial nephrectomy.


Complications Management Robotic assisted partial nephrectomy Prevention Intraoperative Postoperative 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Florida College of MedicineGainesvilleUSA

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