Robotic Donor Nephrectomies – Decreased Pain and Recovery Time for Living Donors

October 22, 2018

Rare Surgical Technique for Kidney Donors – cited from Transplant Patient Gets Fresh Start, Colorado Health and Wellness

‘“The instruments we use allow for complex and intricate dissections,” Jones says. With this surgery, donors experience decreased blood loss, reduced risk of a blood transfusion, a shorter hospital stay, decreased pain and recovery time, and are able to return to work sooner. Nancy went back to work just two and a half weeks after donating her kidney to her husband.’  

Read the full article from Colorado Health and Wellness Magazine>>

Dr. Marklyn Jones is a Urologist Partner at The Urology Center of Colorado, and Living Donor Surgeon at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL). Read more about Dr. Jones>>