Perioperative Outcomes, Health Care Costs, and Survival After Robotic-assisted Versus Open Radical Cystectomy: A National Comparative Effectiveness Study.

@article{Hu2016PerioperativeOH,
  title={Perioperative Outcomes, Health Care Costs, and Survival After Robotic-assisted Versus Open Radical Cystectomy: A National Comparative Effectiveness Study.},
  author={Jim C. Hu and Bilal Chughtai and Padraic G P O'Malley and Joshua A. Halpern and Jialin Mao and Douglas S. Scherr and Dawn L. Hershman and J. D. Wright and Art Sedrakyan},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2016},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={195-202}
}
BACKGROUND Radical cystectomy is the gold-standard management for muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and there is debate concerning the comparative effectiveness of robotic-assisted (RARC) versus open radical cystectomy (ORC). OBJECTIVE To compare utilization, perioperative, cost, and survival outcomes of RARC versus ORC. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We identified bladder urothelial carcinoma treated with RARC (n=439) or ORC (n=7308) during 2002-2012 using the Surveillance, Epidemiology… CONTINUE READING
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