Pure robotic extended pyelolithotomy: cosmetic replica of open surgery

@inproceedings{Nayyar2007PureRE,
  title={Pure robotic extended pyelolithotomy: cosmetic replica of open surgery},
  author={Rishi Nayyar and Pankaj Wadhwa and Ashok K Hemal},
  booktitle={Journal of robotic surgery},
  year={2007}
}
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) has replaced open pyelolithotomy as the procedure of choice for treating large-burden renal stone disease, especially staghorn calculi. Although it is a minimally invasive procedure, it involves transgressing the renal parenchyma and is thus associated with its unique set of complications. The evolution of laparoscopic… CONTINUE READING