Outcomes with an alternative anastomotic technique after radical retropubic prostatectomy: 10-year experience.

@article{Thiel2006OutcomesWA,
  title={Outcomes with an alternative anastomotic technique after radical retropubic prostatectomy: 10-year experience.},
  author={David D Thiel and Todd C. Igel and Theodore E. Brisson and Michael G Heckman},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={
          132-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To review 10-year outcomes of an alternative vesicourethral anastomotic technique performed after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP). METHODS With institutional review board approval, 307 consecutive RRPs performed by one surgeon (mean patient age, 63.5 years; range, 35 to 77 years) from November 1994 to December 2004 with an alternative anastomosis were reviewed. Cox proportional hazard models with forward selection were used to investigate associations with outcomes and… CONTINUE READING

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