Vol. 42 (3): 623-625, May – June, 2016
Robotic pyelolithotomy for staghorn nephrolithiasis during partial nephrectomy
Hiury S. Andrade 1, Homayoun Zargar 1, Peter A. Caputo 1, Oktay Akca 1, Daniel Ramirez 1, Onder Kara 1, Robert J. Stein 1, Jihad H. Kaouk 1
1 Center for Robotic and Image Guided Surgery, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
Although the incidences of kidney cancer and urolithiasis are increasing (1, 2) the discovery of both pathologies in the same patient is uncom¬mon. This video demonstrates the simultaneous management of a staghorn calculus and an ipsila¬teral renal mass using the robotic platform.