Dr. Maislos is able to remove the whole kidney or part of the
kidney as needed using a pure laparoscopic approach. Other options include laparoscopic cryoablation where he exposes the
lesion laparoscopically and then freezes it using ultrasound guidance. In addition, he also offers radiofrequency ablation
of renal lesions to select patients.
Dr. Maislos has been trained to perform pure laparoscopic surgery as opposed to
other techniques which involve making a sizeable incision to place a hand in the patient called hand assisted laparoscopic
surgery. Pure laparoscopic surgery offers the benefits of not having to make this large incision, namely- less post operative
pain and much less post operative scarring.
Renal Laparoscopic Options Include: