Intraoperative and postoperative complications of radical retropubic prostatectomy in a consecutive series of 1,000 cases.

@article{Lepor2001IntraoperativeAP,
  title={Intraoperative and postoperative complications of radical retropubic prostatectomy in a consecutive series of 1,000 cases.},
  author={Herbert Lepor and Alan M Nieder and Michael N. Ferrandino},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={166 5},
  pages={1729-33}
}
PURPOSE We critically examined the intraoperative and postoperative complications associated with radical retropubic prostatectomy in the modern era. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between April 18, 1994 and July 13, 2000, 1,000 men underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy performed by a single surgeon. The whole inpatient hospital medical record of 909 patients, the outpatient charts of 955 and a self-administered patient survey completed by 679 were reviewed by 2 data managers not involved in… CONTINUE READING