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Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Science
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 6) Last page : ( 8)
Print ISSN : 2231-5640. Online ISSN : 2231-5659.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5659.2019.00002.X

Applications of Robotics in Urology-A Review

Chandran Arunima, Ammu, Merlin N. J.*, Dharan Shaiju S

Department of Pharmacology, Ezhuthachan College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trivandrum

*Corresponding Author E-mail: merlinbinu76@yahoo.co.in

Online published on 16 March, 2019.


A robot is defined as a computerized system that can even perform surgeries called robotic surgery. Initially robotics was used in cardiac surgery. But nowadays mainly it is used in urological procedures. Robotics are used in radical cystectomy, partial cystectomy, partial nephrectomy, pyeloplasty, nephroureterectomy, management of urolithiasis and uretal surgery. Robot assistance is emerging as a significant adjunct to pure laparoscopy.



Urology, Robotic surgery, Robot-assisted radical cystectomy, Robot-assisted pyeloplasty.


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