Improvements in robot-assisted prostatectomy: the effect of surgeon experience and technical changes on oncologic and functional outcomes.

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PURPOSE To assess the effect of surgeon experience and technical modifications on functional and oncologic outcomes after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP). PATIENTS AND METHODS Data were available for 1181 of 1420 consecutive patients undergoing RALP by a single surgeon (DBS). Three techniques were evaluated. The "initial" technique… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/end.2010.0136

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@article{Samadi2010ImprovementsIR, title={Improvements in robot-assisted prostatectomy: the effect of surgeon experience and technical changes on oncologic and functional outcomes.}, author={David B Samadi and Paul M Muntner and Fatima Nabizada-Pace and Jonathan S. Brajtbord and John Carlucci and Hugh J. Lavery}, journal={Journal of endourology}, year={2010}, volume={24 7}, pages={1105-10} }