Ben Challacombe
Invited Faculty
Ben Challacombe, MD

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals
London, England

  • Friday, February 19th 10:30-11:40 am

    Kidney Session I – Complex Partial


    Minimally invasive nephron sparing surgery has become increasingly popular as expertise in laparoscopy has increased and has demonstrated excellent long-term renal functional and oncological outcome, The da Vinci® surgical system may facilitate performing these complex renal tumors using the minimally invasive surgical approach. we will explain State of the art technique of robotic partial nephrectomy in the setting of complex renal tumors, including hilar, endophytic, and multiple tumors
    Several techniques have been described to improve outcomes after RPN. the literature shows that RPN is as good if not better than both LPN and OPN and has become the preferred surgical approach.