UROLOGY

Simple prostatectomy

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Introduction With rapid changes in medical technologies, there has been significant growth in surgical approaches for the management of benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) and bladder outlet obstruction. Despite more surgical…

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Laparoscopic orchiectomy

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Indications and contraindications The need to surgically remove an intraabdominal testicle or gonad is a rare event in children and is limited to gonadectomy in patients with gonadal dysgenesis and…

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Transperitoneal radical prostatectomy

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Indications and contraindications Prostate cancer is risk stratified on the basis of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), tumor grade, and clinical stage. Very low-risk disease is defined as a PSA level level…

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Laparoscopic and robotic boari flap ureteral reimplantation

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Reconstructive management of the ureter is a challenging procedure and represents an evolving field in urology, especially in minimally invasive techniques. Treatment of ureteral defects, such as ureteral stricture, fistula,…

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Robotic adrenalectomy

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Robotic adrenalectomy, a progression from laparoscopic adrenalectomy, has become increasingly popular since its initial report in 2002. This chapter describes contemporary indications, techniques, and perioperative management for robotic adrenalectomy. Anatomy…

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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 patients, there are no discrete medical indications—it is elective in the truest sense…

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Laparoscopic appendiceal onlay flap and bowel reconfiguration for complex ureteral stricture reconstruction

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Introduction 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…

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