Items Tagged ‘extraperitoneal robot-assisted radical prostatectomy’

December 18, 2009

Outpatient Prostate Cancer Surgery May Be Feasible

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix have reported a promising early experience with performing extraperitoneal robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) procedures on an outpatient basis. Eleven prostate cancer patients with a mean age of 62.2 years underwent the procedure.    The patients were selected because of their “exceptional preoperative health status with few comorbidities, no history […]

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