Incidence and risk factors of inguinal hernia after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy

@inproceedings{Yamada2017IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and risk factors of inguinal hernia after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy},
  author={Yuta Yamada and Tetsuya Fujimura and Hiroshi Fukuhara and Toru Sugihara and Kotaro Takemura and Shigenori Kakutani and Motofumi Suzuki and Tohru Nakagawa and Haruki Kume and Yasuhiko Igawa and Yukio Homma},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) has now become a gold standard approach in radical prostatectomy. The aim of this study was to investigate incidence and risk factors of inguinal hernia (IH) after RARP. METHODS This study included 307 consecutive men who underwent RARP for the treatment of prostate cancer from January 2011 to August 2015. The incidence of IH after RARP was investigated. Clinical and pathological factors were also investigated to assess relationship with… CONTINUE READING

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