Laparoscopic / Robotic Surgery

Laparoscopic / Robotic Surgery


There Are Several Advantages Of Robotic / Laparoscopic Surgeries Over Traditional Open Surgeries

  • Reduced hospital stay (one day in younger, healthy patients) and faster healing
  • Less postoperative pain and less need for pain medication
  • Quicker return to normal activity and work
  • Smaller incisions and less scarring

Nephrectomy ( Removal Of Kidney )

Nephrectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of a kidney. A nephrectomy may be performed to treat kidney cancer or to remove a seriously damaged or diseased kidney. In a donor nephrectomy, the surgeon removes a healthy kidney for transplant into a person who needs a functioning kidney.


Pyeloplasty

Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction is characterized by impairment in urinary flow as it travels from the renal pelvis to the bladder. Sometimes UPJ obstruction is detected during an ultrasound before birth. Antenatal hydronephrosis, which may be caused by intrinsic UPJ obstruction, may be found by ultrasound as early as the second trimester of pregnancy. Other cases of UPJ obstruction may be discovered during an evaluation for signs and symptoms such as recurrent vomiting and feeding difficulties.

In older children, UPJ obstruction may be an extrinsic problem caused by compression of crossing vessels. Symptoms in these children can include nausea, vomiting, abdominal-flank pain, urinary tract infection and hematuria.

In lower grade obstructions, immediate surgery may not be necessary. If the obstruction is not causing loss of kidney function or pain, observation and monitoring may be indicated.

Because prolonged high-grade blockage, particularly with infection, can be harmful to the kidney, surgery is necessary to treat kidney from further damage. Kidney stones, failure to thrive, recurrent urinary tract infections or loss of kidney function are indications for surgery.