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RAL-P in infants: expert tips for success

Andolfi et al. report on the largest single-institution case series of robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty (RAL-P) in infants. Transitioning from RAL-P in older children to infants seems to have more to do with patient and port positioning, instrument size and intra-abdominal space than robotic surgical technique.

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Farrugia, MK. RAL-P in infants: expert tips for success. Nat Rev Urol 18, 641–642 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-021-00519-4

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