Simple method for preventing inguinal hernias after radical retropubic prostatectomy

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PURPOSE Inguinal hernias often occur after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP). We present a novel and simple technique for preventing inguinal hernias after RRP, which any surgeon can complete within a few minutes. METHODS A total of 230 Japanese prostate cancer patients underwent RRP between January 2007 and September 2011. From July 2009, 115… (More)
DOI: 10.12954/PI.12009

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@inproceedings{Koike2013SimpleMF, title={Simple method for preventing inguinal hernias after radical retropubic prostatectomy}, author={Hidekazu Koike and Hiroshi Matsui and Yasuyuki Morikawa and Yasuhiro Shibata and Kazuto Ito and Kazuhiro Suzuki}, booktitle={Prostate international}, year={2013} }