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Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

The primary treatment option for kidney cancer is surgery to remove all or part of the kidney and the tumor as kidney cancer does not respond well to radiation and chemotherapy treatments.

Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

11 Nevins St., Suite 303
Brighton, MA 02135
617-787-8181
617-787-4644 (fax)

Fortunately, this surgery can now be performed robotically. Robotic partial nephrectomy, using the da Vinci® Surgical System, enables your doctor to perform a minimally invasive surgery with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. The da Vinci Surgical System uses state-of-the-art technology to help your doctor provide several potential benefits to patients facing kidney surgery, including:

  • Excellent clinical outcomes and cancer control
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less blood loss
  • Precise tumor removal and kidney reconstruction
  • Excellent chance of preserving the kidney, in certain operations
  • Low rate of operative complications

If your doctor is able to preserve your healthy, functioning kidney tissue, this can help to prevent future kidney disease and even dialysis.

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