Robotic-assisted kidney transplantation: our first case

  title={Robotic-assisted kidney transplantation: our first case},
  author={Alberto Breda and Lluis Gausa and Angelo Territo and Juan Manuel L{\'o}pez-Mart{\'i}nez and Oscar Rodr{\'i}guez-Faba and Jorge Caffaratti and Javier Leon and Llu{\'i}s Guirado and Humberto Villavicencio},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
Kidney transplantation is the preferred treatment for patients with end-stage renal disease. In order to reduce the morbidity of the open surgery, a robotic-assisted approach has been recently introduced. According to the published literature, the robotic surgery allows the performance of kidney transplantation under optimal operative conditions while maintaining the safety and the functional results of the open approach. We present the case of a mother donating to her daughter affected by end… CONTINUE READING
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