Chapter 19. Laparoscopy for the Upper Urinary Tract

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor2,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist3 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief4,5
  1. J.S. Valla MD, FRCS, FEAPU

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch19

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Valla, J.S. (2009) Laparoscopy for the Upper Urinary Tract, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 3

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 4

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 5

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. Chirurgie Pédiatrique, Fondation Lenval, Nice, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • laparoscopy for upper urinary tract;
  • transperitoneal access;
  • hemostasis;
  • suture;
  • retroperitoneoscopic approach;
  • simple procedures – biopsy, total nephrectomy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • During the preoperative period

  • During the operation

  • During the postoperative period

  • Personal results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • References