Laparo-endoscopic single site retroperitoneal partial nephrectomy: a novel concept.

  title={Laparo-endoscopic single site retroperitoneal partial nephrectomy: a novel concept.},
  author={Alejandro Rivero Rodriguez and Tariq Said Hakky and Philippe Edouard Spiess},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={136; discussion 137}
PURPOSE Various treatment options are available for small incidentally detected kidney masses, including surveillance, partial nephrectomy and probe ablative therapies. When partial nephrectomy is considered, the procedure can be safely approached laparoscopically, either pure or robot assisted, in experienced hands. Laparo-endoscopic single site (LESS) surgery is a novel approach for partial nephrectomies in well selected cases. In this video, we present our experience with the LESS… CONTINUE READING