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Robotic Surgery in Urology

Dr. Kaplan discusses the advantages of robotic surgery in urology, and presents a hard-to-reach complex stone location for which a robotic approach is warranted. He describes the step-by-step technique to perform a robotic-assisted nephrolithotomy and calyceal diverticulectomy in a 65-year-old patient with a 2.4 cm right renal stone.

Adam G. Kaplan, MD, Urologist, St. Joseph Health Medical Group, Director of Robotic Surgery, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, USA

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