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Ureteroscopy pp 437-442 | Cite as

Robotics

  • Dennis J. Lee
  • Mihir M. DesaiEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Abstract

Flexible robotic technology for ureteroscopy has recently shown promising results in preliminary animal and clinical studies. The technology has the potential to provide improved precision, better ergonomics, and reduced occupational radiation exposure. However, further studies are necessary to determine if there is a clinical advantage and if the benefits outweigh the potentially increased cost of the system.

Keywords

Ureteropelvic Junction Catheter System Laser Lithotripsy Febrile Urinary Tract Infection Flexible Ureteroscope 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.USC Institute of UrologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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