Currently, partial nephrectomy as a nephron-sparing surgery is the standard treatment method of malignant kidney tumors stage T1 in the absence of contraindications. Robotic system is an intuitively convenient platform for performing partial nephrectomy of various degrees of complexity. The technique of robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy continues to improve but is still not standardized. A description of surgical technique, results and complications of robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy are presented in the article.

Urologiia (Moscow, Russia : 1999). 2019 Sep [Epub]

O A Plekhanova, Sh O Mono Pier, D V Ostrovsky, A G Martov

Department of Urology and Andrology of A.I. Burnazyan SRC FMBC, FMBA of Russia, Moscow, Russia.