Items Tagged ‘Dr. Jim Hu’

May 15, 2014

Pediatric, Partial Nephrectomy Restores 5-Year-Old to Normal Activities

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  “The first thing we thought was, ‘Oh my gosh, I hope this is not the C-word,’” says Angela Lomeli about her son, Alex, age 5. “That was the scary part.” It was a parent’s worst fear when Angela and her family learned about a suspicious growth discovered on Alex’s left kidney. At the time, […]

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Tags: Dr. Jim Hu, patient stories, pediatric surgery, urology


September 20, 2013

Kidney Cancer Robotic Surgery – Ilijas’s Story

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  lija’s Story – Partial Nephrectomy using Advanced Robotic Surgery Ilija Sakota’s left kidney was removed due to cancer in 2004. Last year, his right kidney was diagnosed as cancerous. “This news about cancer in my right kidney, it hit me,” Sakota says. Losing his remaining kidney would mean that Sakota would have to spend […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Jim Hu, partial nephrectomy, robotic surgery