Robotic Surgery for Kidney Cancer
Interview: Ronald Boris, MD, IU Health urologist
Assistant professor of urology, IU School of Medicine
Robots are nothing new to the operating room, but they’re relatively new in at least one area.
A recent study by Barbara Lewis's next guest finds that a new, minimally invasive robotic surgery is particularly effective for removing certain types of cancerous kidney tumors.
IU School of Medicine urologist and researcher Ronald Boris discusses the "robotic partial nephrectomy," which preserves healthy tissue and results in shorter recovery times for patients.
Ronald Boris, MD, is an IU Health Physician. He is also assistant professor of in the Department of Urology at the IU School of Medicine.