Robotic versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: single-surgeon matched cohort study of 150 patients.

@article{Haber2010RoboticVL,
  title={Robotic versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: single-surgeon matched cohort study of 150 patients.},
  author={G M Haber and Wesley M. White and S{\'e}bastien M. Crouzet and Michael A. White and Sylvain Forest and Riccardo Autorino and Jihad H. Kaouk},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={754-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To present comparative outcomes among matched patients who underwent robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) or laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) by a single surgeon at a single institution. METHODS Between March 2002 and August 2009, a retrospective review of 261 consecutive patients who underwent LPN (n = 186) or RPN (n = 75) by a single surgeon was performed. Patients were matched for age, gender, body mass index (BMI), American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) score, and tumor… CONTINUE READING