Age stratified comparative analysis of perioperative, functional and oncologic outcomes in patients after robot assisted radical prostatectomy--A propensity score matched study.

@article{Kumar2015AgeSC,
  title={Age stratified comparative analysis of perioperative, functional and oncologic outcomes in patients after robot assisted radical prostatectomy--A propensity score matched study.},
  author={Anup Kasi Loknath Kumar and Srinivas Samavedi and Anthony Simon Bates and Camilo A Giedelman Cuevas and R. F. Coelho and Bernardo Rocco and Kenneth J. Palmer and Vipul R. Patel},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 7},
  pages={837-43}
}
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Our goal was to evaluate the perioperative, functional and intermediate term oncological outcomes of robot assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) in patients ≥ 70 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study population (N = 3241) consisted of consecutive patients who underwent RARP for localized prostate cancer by a single surgeon (VP) from January 2008 through February 2012. A query of our Institutional Review Board approved registry identified 400 men ≥ 70 years of age… CONTINUE READING

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