Side docking of the da Vinci robotic system for radical prostatectomy: advantages over traditional docking.


The standard low lithotomic position, used during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP), with prolonged positioning in stirrups together with steep Trendelenburg may expose the patient to neurapraxia phenomena of the lower limbs and can rarely be used in patients with problems of hip abduction. To overcome these hurdles, we evaluated the clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11701-015-0523-2


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