Hydro-jet assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: initial experience in a porcine model.

@article{Shekarriz2000HydrojetAL,
  title={Hydro-jet assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: initial experience in a porcine model.},
  author={Hodjat Shekarriz and Bijan Shekarriz and Jyoti Upadhyay and Conny B{\"u}rk and David P. Wood and Hans Peter Bruch},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={163 3},
  pages={1005-8}
}
PURPOSE Hemostasis represents a challenge when performing laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. Hydro-Jet cutting is an advanced technology that has been used to create an ultra-coherent water force that functions like a sharp knife. In the surgical field, it has mainly been used for liver surgery and initial clinical experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomies has been favorable. This technique allowed selective parenchymal cutting with preservation of vessels and bile ducts. We describe a… CONTINUE READING