Robotic Surgery for Kidney
At Garnet Health, we offer robotic surgery for diseases of the kidney using the da Vinci Surgical System.Find a Provider Search Locations
da Vinci Robotics for Prostate Surgery & Procedures
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery for diseases of the kidney is available at Garnet Health. The da Vinci surgical system allows our surgeons to perform complex surgery with greater precision and accuracy by a minimally invasive approach.
The advantages over traditional open surgery include faster recovery times both in the hospital and at home, reduced scarring and less blood loss.
Using the da Vinci Surgical System, our urologic surgeons perform:
- Robotic Simple Nephrectomy: The total removal of a kidney when it becomes a chronic problem or loses its function.
- Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Robotic surgery to remove a kidney tumor while preserving the normal and unaffected portion of the kidney; thus preventing the loss of the entire kidney.
- Robotic Radical Nephrectomy: The total removal of the kidney due to tumors.
- Robotic Pyeloplasty: The precise removal of a blockage in the ureter leading from one of the kidneys to the bladder.Performed through the smallest incisions, robotic surgery provides the benefits of a definitive treatment but with the potential for significantly less pain, a shorter hospital stay, faster return to normal daily activities - as well as the potential for better clinical outcomes.
It is important to know that da Vinci Surgery does not place a robot at the controls; your surgeon is controlling every aspect of the surgery with the assistance of the da Vinci robotic platform.
Other Robotic Surgeries Offered
In addition to Kidney Surgery, we also offer the following types of procedures utilizing our state-of-the-art da Vinci System:
Urology Services at Garnet Health Doctors
Our team is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients suffering from urologic conditions by offering the most current diagnostic and therapeutic alternatives.Learn More