Robot-assisted ureterectomy and ureteral reconstruction for urothelial carcinoma.

@article{Glinianski2009RobotassistedUA,
  title={Robot-assisted ureterectomy and ureteral reconstruction for urothelial carcinoma.},
  author={Michal Glinianski and Khurshid A. Guru and Greg Zimmerman and James L. Mohler and Hyung L. Kim},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          97-100
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Urothelial carcinoma of the distal ureter can be managed by ureterectomy followed by reconstruction of the urinary system. We review our experience with robot-assisted ureterectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Nine consecutive patients who were candidates for ureterectomy underwent robot-assisted surgery between 7/8/2005 and 7/25/2006. Patient characteristics, intraoperative parameters, and short-term outcomes were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS Mean operative time was… CONTINUE READING
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