A retrospective comparison of anesthetic management of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy.

@article{DAlonzo2009ARC,
  title={A retrospective comparison of anesthetic management of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy.},
  author={Richard C D'Alonzo and Tong J Gan and Judd W. Moul and David Mois Albala and Thomas James Polascik and Cary N. Robertson and Leon Sun and Philipp Dahm and Ashraf S Habib},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={322-8}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare anesthetic management and postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) and radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) with general anesthesia. DESIGN Retrospective database study of RALP and RRP patients at Duke University Medical Center from 6/2003 to 6/2006. SETTING University teaching hospital. PATIENTS 541 ASA physical status I, II, and III men, 280 of whom were RRP patients and 256 RALP patients… CONTINUE READING