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Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Robotic Partial Nephrectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to remove a portion of the kidney affected by a tumor or other abnormal growth. During the procedure, a surgeon uses a robotic system to remove the affected tissue while preserving as much healthy kidney tissue as possible.

Kidney Cancer Treatment

A kidney filters blood and eliminates waste products from the body in the form of urine. An abnormal growth of cells in your kidney tissue is known as kidney cancer. Eventually, these cells form a mass known as a tumor.

There’s a lot that goes into kidney cancer treatment in Kerala, including your age, your health problems, and chances of cure. Robotic Partial Nephrectomy and 


The robotic system consists of a console where the surgeon sits and controls the robotic arms, which are equipped with surgical instruments and a high-definition camera. The camera provides a 3D view of the surgical site, allowing the surgeon to see the area in great detail.

The robotic system allows for greater precision and control during the surgery, resulting in less blood loss, less pain, and a faster recovery time compared to traditional open surgery. The procedure is performed under general anesthesia and typically takes 2-4 hours to complete.

Robotic Partial Nephrectomy is a safe and effective treatment option for kidney tumors, with a high success rate in removing the affected tissue while preserving kidney function. However, like any surgical procedure, there are risks and potential complications, which should be discussed with a healthcare provider.

We have specialized doctors in robotic partial nephrectomy and our Dr. Kishore is fellowship-trained by pioneers in robotic surgery and uro-oncology at the University of Miami in the USA. He returned to India after working in the USA for years. Then, he started the robotic program at Aster Medcity. He has performed 500 Robotic partial nephrectomies which included complex cases like tumors in the central part of the kidney, large tumors and tumors in the solitary kidney.

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