Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a critical analysis of surgical quality.

@article{Touijer2006LaparoscopicRP,
  title={Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a critical analysis of surgical quality.},
  author={Karim A. Touijer and Bertrand D Guillonneau},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={625-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the literature and answer the question of whether the laparoscopic approach meets the quality standards. METHODS We conducted an extensive Medline literature search. The articles obtained and the experience at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center were used for interpretation and critical analysis of results. Long-term quality indicators are oncologic efficacy, potency rate, and continence rate. Short-term quality indicators are blood loss and transfusion rate, hospital… CONTINUE READING
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