Functional outcomes and oncological efficacy of Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy with Veil of Aphrodite nerve-sparing: an analysis of 154 consecutive patients.

@article{Kaul2006FunctionalOA,
  title={Functional outcomes and oncological efficacy of Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy with Veil of Aphrodite nerve-sparing: an analysis of 154 consecutive patients.},
  author={Sanjeev A Kaul and Adnan T. Savera and Ketan K. Badani and Michael J. Fumo and Akshay Bhandari and Mani Menon},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2006},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={467-72}
}
OBJECTIVES To report updated results, at 1 year of follow-up, of a modified nerve-sparing robotic radical prostatectomy that preserves the lateral prostatic fascia (Veil of Aphrodite). PATIENTS AND METHODS From January to December 2003, 154 consecutive men had a Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy with Veil of Aphrodite nerve-sparing by one surgeon. A prospective database recorded patient demographics, intraoperative, peri-operative, and pathological variables. Peri-operative complications were… CONTINUE READING

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