Minimally invasive urological surgery

Written by: Dr. Ángel García de Jalón Martínez
Published: | Updated: 17/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The urological surgery has experienced significant progress in recent years with the development of technologies applied to the field. The Endourology and Laparoscopic Urology have been developed to change the way the urologist Starring in their daily work, allowing you to practice a minimally invasive surgery and highly decisive.


¿, consisting in urological laparoscopy


The laparoscopy is a minimally invasive alternative to conventional open Surgery. Through 3 or 4 small holes of 0.5 to 1 cm a small camera is inserted into the abdomen to see and instrumentation required to perform various surgical procedures. The magnified image of the internal organs is transmitted to a television monitor through which the surgeon can be guided to perform the operation, with better vision than conventional surgery.


¿That type of intervention can be performed with this technique


The laparoscopic technique can be used to practice most of the procedures that have traditionally been performed by open surgery. The most common indications are:

& bull; prostatectomy radical

& bull; Pyeloplasty in the case of stenosis pyeloureteral

& bull; nephrectomy part

& bull; Radical nephrectomy

& bull; Adrenalectomy

& bull; cystectomy


¿What advantages does the patient laparoscopy


Laparoscopic surgery offers the same therapeutic benefits than conventional open surgery but also brings substantial benefits to the patient.

The minimally invasive approach produces a inflammation in response to surgical stress milder, with less Pain postoperative reducing the need for analgesics. Also allows for faster recovery, with shorter hospitalization and quicker return to working life. Finally also offers best aesthetic result.

These advantages make it more and more often the motto of the urologic operating rooms is"operate in a minimally invasive.&Quot;


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Ángel García de Jalón Martínez

Dr. García de Jalón has a long career and has developed their daily work in prestigious national hospitals and medical centers. Specializing in Urology is an expert in the field of Urooncología and Minimally Invasive Surgery (laparoscopic and endourological Surgery), one of the pioneers in developing laparoscopic techniques at the University Hospital Miguel Servet since 2004, with particular emphasis on the laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for the management of prostate cancer. In addition, I am also a pioneer in the application of no-scalpel vasectomy without needles in Zaragoza.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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