Chapter 20. Robotics in Pediatric Urology: Pyeloplasty

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor3,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist4 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief5,6
  1. L. Henning Olsen MD, FEBU, FEAPU Consultant Urological Surgeon Pediatric Urologist Clinical Associate Professor in Urology1,2 and
  2. Yazan F. Rawashdeh MD, PhD1,2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch20

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Olsen, L. H. and Rawashdeh, Y. F. (2008) Robotics in Pediatric Urology: Pyeloplasty, 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.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 5

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Urology, Section of Pediatric Urology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark

  2. 2

    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183



  • robotics in pediatric urology: pyeloplasty;
  • automated endoscopic system for optimal positioning;
  • robotic assisted pyeloplasty (RAP);
  • laparoscopic pyeloplasty (LAP);
  • robotic surgery in pediatric urology;
  • postoperative hematuria


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Master-slave telerobotic systems

  • Robots in pediatric urology

  • Robotic assisted pyeloplasty (RAP)

  • RAP points of technique

  • Robot-related complications and preventing them

  • Procedure-related complications: Pyeloplasty

  • Surgical outcome

  • Conclusions

  • References