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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 (aka urothelial cell carcinoma), laparoscopic and robotic nephroureterectomy provides patients with a safe and minimally invasive technique for […]

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) […]