Technical and Technological Advances in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

  • Manish N. Patel
  • Ram A. Pathak
  • Ashok K. HemalEmail author


Robotic parital nephrectomy is an ever-changing field with new technologies and techniques being introduced constantly. The goal of all these advances is to achieve the trifecta, meaning no complications, negative margins and minimal decrease in renal function postoperatively. In this chapter, we discuss many of the new techniques and technologies helping urologists achieve the idea of the trifecta for partial nephrectomy.


Robot-assisted Renal cell carcinoma Partial nephrectomy Kidney cancer Indocyanine green TilePro Intraoperative ultrasound Integrated table motion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manish N. Patel
    • 1
  • Ram A. Pathak
    • 2
  • Ashok K. Hemal
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of UrologyWake Forest University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University Health SciencesWinston-SalemUSA
  2. 2.Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University Health SciencesWinston SalemUSA
  3. 3.Department of Urology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Medical CenterWake Forest School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

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