Identification and conservative management of a distal ureteral injury occurring during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

R. E. Krasnow, M. S. Wingo, R. J. Leveille

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Iatrogenic ureteric injury following open radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy is a rare but known complication. We report a unique case of ureteric injury diagnosed postoperatively following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (R-LRP). Conservative management of the injury using percutaneous drainage and anterograde ureteral stenting allowed for complete resolution of the ureteral injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Robotic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008



  • Complication
  • Injury
  • Prostatectomy
  • Robotic
  • Ureter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Health Informatics

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