ABDOMINAL MEDICINE

Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy

Sep 11, 2018 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy

Scrotal varicoceles can be found in approximately 15% of the adolescent population, with the prevalence ranging anywhere from 3% to 43% in adults. Although varicoceles are a common finding in…

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Exiting the Abdomen and Closure Techniques

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Laparoscopic surgery has reduced overall complication rates and minimized postsurgical recovery time; however, attention must be paid to the closure of laparoscopic ports on completion of the operative procedure. The…

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Robotic-Assisted Radical Cystectomy

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Radical cystectomy is the standard of care for muscle-invasive and refractory non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer. An open radical cystectomy is the most thoroughly studied approach and remains more frequently used by…

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Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy

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Indications and Contraindications Donor nephrectomy is unique among surgeries performed in urology. Unlike most procedures offered to our patients, there are no discrete medical indications—it is elective in the truest…

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Laparoscopic Appendiceal Onlay Flap and Bowel Reconfiguration for Complex Ureteral Stricture Reconstruction

Sep 11, 2018 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Laparoscopic Appendiceal Onlay Flap and Bowel Reconfiguration for Complex Ureteral Stricture Reconstruction

A variety of pathologic conditions may result in ureteral stricture disease. These include urolithiasis, genitourinary infection, retroperitoneal fibrosis, radiation therapy, external trauma, and iatrogenic injury. Strictures below the pelvic brim…

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Retroperitoneal Access

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The urologist’s approach to retroperitoneal surgery has traditionally been through a flank or posterior incision to avoid violation of the peritoneal cavity. This approach also provides the most anatomically direct…

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Buccal Mucosa Graft for Ureteral Strictures

Sep 11, 2018 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Buccal Mucosa Graft for Ureteral Strictures

Complex proximal ureteral strictures can be challenging to manage. Whereas distal ureteral to midureteral strictures can be successfully managed with ureteral reimplantation with psoas hitch or Boari flap, proximal ureteral…

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