Surgical steps that elongate operative time in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy among the obese population.

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INTRODUCTION The association between increased body mass index (BMI) and prolonged operative time (OT) in robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RLRP) has been suggested before. It is unclear, however, which RLRP step contributes to this finding. We aimed to assess the association between BMI and duration of RLRP steps. PATIENTS AND METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/end.2010.0428

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