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Laparoscopic Robotic Pyeloplasty

Laparoscopic Robotic Pyeloplasty

Published: Aug 15th, 2012

When urine is formed by the kidney, it pools in an area called the renal pelvis. Almost like a funnel used to pour motor oil into your car engine, the […]

Laparoscopic and Robotic Nephroureterectomy

Laparoscopic and Robotic Nephroureterectomy

Published: Aug 14th, 2012

For patients diagnosed with transitional cell carcinoma of the kidney or ureter (also known as urothelial cell carcinoma), laparoscopic and robotic nephroureterectomy provides patients with a safe and minimally invasive […]

Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction

Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction

Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJ obstruction) is a congenital abnormality in which the ureter is obstructed or kinked near its insertion into the renal pelvis. UPJ obstruction is the most frequently […]

Procedures

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

The UF Urology Stone Disease Program offers the following treatments for stone disease. For Kidney and Ureteral Stones   Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)   Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy   Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) […]