The Robot Will Assist You Now: Better Techniques for Blocked Kidneys in Kids

Laurence S. Baskin, MD, UCSF’s chief of pediatric urology, offers an exciting look at how specialists are using the da Vinci robot to enhance the precision of pediatric pyeloplasty. Illustrating treatments for three common causes of blocked kidneys, this video update includes high-resolution resection and suturing visuals, and illuminates how a robotic method can minimize pain and recovery time.

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Professor of Urology and Chief, Pediatric Urology Frank Hinman, Jr., MD Distinguished Professorship in Pediatric Urology

Laurence Baskin, MD graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelors of Science in Biophysics and attended medical school at UCLA. Dr. Baskin completely his urology training at UCSF followed by a two years of pediatric ...

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