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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 287-292

Robotic assisted kidney transplantation


1 Department of Urology and Transplantation Surgery, Smt. G. R. Doshi and Smt. K. M. Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, Dr. H. L. Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
2 Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Correspondence Address:
Pranjal Modi
Smt. G. R. Doshi and Smt. K. M. Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, Dr. H. L. Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences, Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad 380 016, Gujarat, India.

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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.135669

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Kidney transplantation is the standard of care for patients with end stage renal disease. While open surgery remains the gold standard, minimally invasive surgery has recently been introduced for the recipient undergoing kidney transplantation. We review the evolution of techniques of minimally invasive surgery for kidney transplantation with specific emphasis on technical aspects of robotic assisted kidney transplantation.


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