Simple modifications in operating room processes to reduce the times and costs associated with robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP) is the most expensive, yet most common, surgical treatment for patients with prostate cancer. Furthermore, its popularity continues to grow despite the lack of evidence for functional and oncologic superiority over other treatments. As a result, we modified operating room (OR… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/end.2010.0534

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@article{Rebuck2011SimpleMI, title={Simple modifications in operating room processes to reduce the times and costs associated with robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.}, author={David A. Rebuck and Lee C. Zhao and Brian T. Helfand and Jessica T. Casey and Neema Navai and Kent T. Perry and R. Nadler}, journal={Journal of endourology}, year={2011}, volume={25 6}, pages={955-60} }