Robotic-assisted Kidney Transplantation (RAKT)

Robotic-Assisted Kidney Transplantation (RAKT) shows promising results over open kidney transplantation in terms of complications, recovery time, and quality of vascular anastomosis? But RAKT requires a high level of expertise to optimise functional outcomes, such as patient and graft survival.

The learning curve for RAKT is demanding. Proctoring and careful patient selection are vital during the learning phase. Hence, the inception of a step-by-step video sequence via Surgery in Motion School.

Observe and know more about RAKT as leading experts in the field  Dr. A. Breda, Dr. N. Doumerc (who performed the first RAKT in Europe in July, 2015), and Dr. R. Ahlawat demonstrate the procedure.

Watch the 7 informative videos which show the following steps:

•             Port placement and docking

•             Preparation of the anastomosis

•             Introduction Graft Kidney

•             Venous anastomosis

•             Arterial anastomosis

•             Retroperitonealization Kidney

•             Ureterovesical anastomosis


Want to know more about RAKT?

For additional resources about RAKT, please view the videos of kidney donor nephrectomy procedure performed by Prof. Doumerc and have a listen to Prof. Breda’s comprehensive webinar on the technical details about RAKT

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