Impact of body mass index on outcomes after robot assisted radical prostatectomy

@article{Castle2007ImpactOB,
  title={Impact of body mass index on outcomes after robot assisted radical prostatectomy},
  author={Erik Peter Castle and Fatih Atuğ and Michael Woods and Raju Thomas and Rodney Davis},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={91-95}
}
In this study we evaluated the impact of body mass index (BMI) on operative and perioperative parameters and surgical margin rates, in patients who underwent robotic assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP).We retrospectively reviewed 140 consecutive RARPs performed by the same surgical team. Patients were stratified based on BMI into two categories: Group I: non-obese (91 patients) and Group II: obese (49 patients). Intraoperative parameters evaluated were: total operative time, estimated blood… CONTINUE READING
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