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3D Printing in Urology

3D printing has been increasingly utilized in urology for a variety of applications. Some of the ways in which 3D printing has been used in urology include: Surgical planning : 3D printing can be used to create anatomically accurate models of a patient's urinary tract, which can be used by urologists to plan complex surgical [...]

Microperc (Micro PCNL)

Microperc is a recently described minimally invasive PCNL technique in which percutaneous renal access and lithotripsy are performed in a single step using a 16 G micropuncture needle. ‘Mini-microperc’ is a further technical modification in which an 8 Fr sheath is used to allow insertion of ultrasonic or pneumatic lithoclast probe with suction. Microperc is [...]

Bipolar TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate)

TURP is the gold standard surgical treatment for Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The main indications of TURP are - 1. Moderate to severe lower urinary tract symptoms not responding to medical therapy. 2. Acute urinary retention with atleast one failed catheter free trial. 3. Chronic retention with backpressure changes. 4. Complications of BPH like recurrent [...]

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy & Robotic Recipient Surgery For Kidney Transplant

End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is the terminal stage in chronic kidney disease, associated with high morbidity and mortality.  Chronic kidney disease and ESRD globally result in approximately 7, 35,000 deaths annually. Hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, kidney transplant (KT) are the different modalities available for renal replacement therapy. However, Kidney Transplantation (KT) remains the treatment of choice [...]