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Robotic Ureteral Reimplant Surgery to Correct Reflux Disease

  • Craig A. PetersEmail author
  • Ryan P. Smith
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Abstract

Atala et al. initially described the laparoscopic approach for the correction of vesicoureteral reflux over a decade ago in animals [1]. The technique was subsequently modified by several other investigators in porcine models [2–4]. Ehrlich and colleagues were the first to introduce this technique in children [5]. Over time, various technical refinements have been described, thus establishing laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation as an alternative to open repair. Utilization of conventional laparoscopic reimplantation has been limited, however, due to the technical difficulty inherent in this approach. Parental preference for minimally invasive techniques has only burgeoned interest in the endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic correction of vesicoureteral reflux [6–8].

Keywords

Robotic Ureteral Reimplant surgery Reflux disease 

Supplementary material

Robotic Extravesical Ureteral Reimplant Surgery in Children to Correct Reflux Disease (30.5 MB)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pediatric UrologyUniversity of Virginia Children’s HospitalCharlottesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologyUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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