Robotic surgery for vesicoureteral reflux and megaureter

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The evolution of minimally invasive surgery in pediatric urology has slowly moved towards reconstructive surgery for vesicoureteral reflux and megaureter surgery. Robotic technology has permitted this to potentially become a key element in the surgical armamentarium, yet the technical procedure remains incompletely defined. This chapter presents the basic surgical techniques, current results as well as a discussion of may limitations in methods that potentially contribute to the variable results reported in the literature to date.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRobotics in Genitourinary Surgery, Second Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783319206455
ISBN (Print)9783319206448
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Children
  • Megaureter surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Vesicoureteral reflux

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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