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Published on 20 Jan 2011 | over 6 years ago

This patient with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (kidney doesn't drain correctly) developed a large burden of kidney stones. The stone removal portion of the procedure, seen here, was performed with standard laparosocpy. The pyeloplasty (repair of the obstruction) was performed with the da Vinci robot. The repair utilized Y-V plasty.

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