Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients following transurethral resection of the prostate.

@article{Katz2006LaparoscopicRP,
  title={Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients following transurethral resection of the prostate.},
  author={Ran Katz and Tomasz Borkowski and Andr{\'a}s Hoznek and Laurent Salomon and Matthew T. Gettman and Cl{\'e}ment Claude Abbou},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={216-21}
}
OBJECTIVES Previous transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) was reported to impose difficulties during open radical prostatectomy. We describe our experience in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) following transurethral resection of the prostate. PATIENTS AND METHODS The series included 35 patients: 22 patients underwent transperitoneal LRP (tpLRP) and 13 underwent extraperitoneal LRP (epLRP). The minimal interval between TURP and laparoscopy was 3 months. Patients' charts were… CONTINUE READING