Percutaneous or open procedure for the drainage of abcess in and around the kidney.Read More
For renal cancers contained in the kidney. This is a intended curative procedure, depending on staging. Also for symptomatic, non-functional kidneys. Least invasive procedure with quick recovery. Uniquely using a hand-assisted technique in QLD. This provides tactile sensation which is missing with traditional laparoscopic surgery.Read More
For small renal cancers in difficult to reach areas, where nephron-sparing is an issue. Similar to an open Radical Nephrectomy.
Intraoperative ultrasound is utilized to find intra-renal tumours.Read More
Open surgery for large or complicated renal and ureteric calculi where all other techniques have failed. Seldomly done today.Read More
For large renal tumours where laparoscopic procedure may be contra-indicated or difficult in executing. Bigger invasive procedure and may incur longer hospital stay and prolonged recovery process.Read More
For urothelial cancers contained in the kidney/ ureter. This is a intended curative procedure, depending on staging. It involves removing the complete reno-ureteric unit with a cuff of bladder. It can be done open or laparoscopically. The ureter is usually loosened endoscopically and tied off. The renal and ureter unit is then removed similarly to a nephrectomy.Read More