Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy

Brian M. Benway, Alexandre Mottrie, Sam B. Bhayani

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Along with the increased utilization of high-resolution cross-sectional imaging, there has been a shift in the diagnosis of renal malignancy toward smaller, incidental tumors, many of which are amenable to nephron-sparing therapy.1-4However, in the age of laparoscopic renal surgery, partial nephrectomy has struggled to make inroads, owing in large part to the formidable technical challenges and steep learning curve of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.2,4-7

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRobotic Urologic Surgery, Second Edition
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781848828001
ISBN (Print)9781848827998
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012


  • Nephron-sparing surgery
  • Renal reconstruction
  • Renorrhaphy
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Robotics


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