Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy

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Fig. 9.1 Port placement placement for robotic abdominal sacrocolpopexy (using the 4-arm Da Vinci) Fig. 9.2 Port in place after insufflation. In this view from the head looking toward the…

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Radical Cystectomy

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Fig. 7.1 Representation of the regions and boundaries of the recommended lymphadenectomy Many authors have proposed that lymph node yield may indeed be a surrogate of surgical quality since it…

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Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)

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Fig. 15.1 The 100-W Versapulse holmium laser and Lumenis 120H used to perform HoLEP The holmium laser energy can be transmitted along flexible quartz fibers of varying diameters, ranging from…

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Partial Nephrectomy

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Guideline issuing organization Tumor size Solitary kidney Bilateral tumors Chronic kidney disease Proteinuria Surgical priority AUA (2017) <4 cm Prioritize Prioritize Prioritize Prioritize Negative margins Avoid prolonged warm ischemia time…

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Incisions

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Author Number of patients Success rate (%) Mean follow-up in months (range) Primary UPJO Secondary UPJO Minervini et al. [6] 49 antegrade 70  24 (3–62) 19 retrograde 56  46 (6–106)…

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for Treatment of Calculi

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Patient factors Anatomical features Stone features Obesity Solitary kidney Overall stone burden/size Coagulopathy Horseshoe kidney Stone composition Comorbidities Ectopic kidney Hounsfield unit (HU) density Pregnancy Lower pole stone SWL resistance…

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Vaporization of the Prostate

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Fig. 16.1 Cystoscopy prior to initiating the photoselective vaporization of the prostate demonstrates significant benign prostatic hyperplasia with complete visual obstruction by the median lobe (a) and lateral lobes (b)….

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Renal Extirpative Surgery

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Complication Prevention Management Positioning injury Brachial plexus injury Axillary roll for lateral positioning; axillary roll for obese patients in modified lateral position; prevent abduction of contralateral arm >90° Physical therapy…

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