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UK’s first ‘Firefly’ kidney surgery performed at St George’s

News & events | 7 May 2013 | Tags: Firefly

A robotic surgical technique which allows the accurate removal of cancerous tumours from the kidney has been performed for the first time in the UK at St George’s Hospital, Tooting. Using ‘Firefly’ technology in the da Vinci surgical robot, the technique is known as immunofluorescence assisted partial nephrectomy. This is …