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Journal of Endourology: Magnetic-Assisted Robotic and Laparoscopic Renal Surgery - Michael Palese

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Joining Jaime Landman on UroToday's Endourology Today is Michael Palese, to present on the manuscript titled "Magnetic-Assisted Robotic and Laparoscopic Renal Surgery: Initial Clinical Experience with the Levita TM Magnetic Surgical System." The Levita TM Magnetic Surgical System is a novel device that can provide retraction using magnets and can reduce the number of ports used during laparoscopic...

Surgical Simulator for Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma - Gonzalo Vitagliano

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There is a need for more realistic surgical training and the need to train outside of the patient for fellows and residents. The traditional approach of on-patient training is evolving to a great reliance on simulators with more complex platforms. The best patient outcomes from minimally invasive partial nephrectomy, for incidental renal masses, done through either laparoscopy or the robotic platf...

Ureteral Wall Injury with Ureteral Access Sheaths - Manoj Monga

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Jaime Landman, MD is joined by Ralph Clayman, MD, and Manoj Monga, MD, FACS, an author of a recently published article in the Journal of Endourology titled "Ureteral Wall Injury with Ureteral Access sheaths." The study aimed to compare two commercially available ureteral access sheaths in their ability to access the renal collecting system and assess ureteral wall trauma using a prospective, rando...

The Impact of Patient, Procedural, and Staffing Factors Upon Ureteroscopic Costs - Duane Baldwin

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In this conversation, Jaime Landman, MD, and Duane Baldwin, MD, discuss the recent publication, “The Impact of Patient, Procedural, and Staffing Factors Upon Ureteroscopic Costs.” Dr. Baldwin, a senior author on this paper, describes the expensive nature of stone disease — the most expensive urologic diagnosis — and how the study assessed 129 cases for cost-related factors such as operative length...

Techniques and Outcomes of Salvage Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (sRARP)

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(Length of video: 6 min) Salvage Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (sRARP) has been described as a feasible treatment for the management of localised prostate cancer (PCa) recurrence after primary treatment. However, no large reports have published cancer and quality outcomes. To report perioperative, functional, and oncologic outcomes of sRARP in patients with localised PCa recurrence, R De Gr...

Effect of 3-Dimensional Virtual Reality Models for Surgical Planning of Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy on Surgical Outcomes - Ketan Badani

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Robotic Surgeon Ketan Badani, MD, joins Jaime Landman, MD, and Monty Pal, MD, to discuss the paper, “The Effect of 3-Dimensional Virtual Reality Models for Surgical Planning of Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy on Surgical Outcomes” for Kidney Cancer today. Dr. Badani describes the outcomes of this clinical trial, which randomized patients receiving partial nephrectomy to the usual preoperative...

Surgical and Biomaterial Advances Towards Regeneration of the Lower Urinary Tract - Trinity Bivalacqua

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Trinity Bivalacqua speaks about the principles of tissue engineering and how this relates to the production of a new urinary like tissue. Biographies: Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, Ph.D., Director of Urologic Oncology, Associate Professor of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Related Content: Engineering & Urology Society: "Found in Translation"- Kurt Azarbarzin Read the...

Growth in Urology Through Innovation - Abel Ang

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Abel Ang highlights recently launched devices for endourology. He discusses larger themes about the future of urology and how we can support that growth and innovation. Biography: Abel Ang, Group Chief Executive Officer Advanced MedTech Holdings. Abel has served as the Senior Advisor to the CEO of Greatbatch Inc (NYSE: ITGR), providing guidance relative to the commercialization of medical device t...

Innovate to Elevate the Practice of Urology - Arie Belldegrun

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Arie Belldegrun discusses innovation as a critical element in elevating the practice of urology. He emphasizes that all urologists hold the potential for driving innovation in urology. Biographies: Arie Belldegrun, MD, FACS, Arie S. Belldegrun MD. FACS, is an Israeli-born American urologic oncologist, businessman, and investor. Related Content: Growth in Urology Through Innovation - Abel Ang Read...

Surgical Breakthroughs in the Management of Obstructive Bladder Disease - Joshua Mauney

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Joshua Mauney speaks about surgical breakthroughs in the management of obstructive bladder disease which includes a rat model of neurogenic bladder, fetal ovine exstrophy, as well as a model created in our laboratory for partial bladder outlet obstruction in swine. Biographies: Joshua Mauney, Ph.D., Department of Urology, Boston Children's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical...