Systematic review and meta-analysis of studies reporting oncologic outcome after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.

  title={Systematic review and meta-analysis of studies reporting oncologic outcome after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.},
  author={Giacomo Novara and Vincenzo Ficarra and Simone Mocellin and Thomas E Ahlering and Peter R. Carroll and Markus Graefen and Giorgio Guazzoni and Mani Menon and Vipul R. Patel and Shahrokh F Shariat and Ashutosh Tewari and Hendrik van Poppel and Filiberto Zattoni and Francesco Montorsi and Alexandre Marie Mottrie and Raymond C. Rosen and Timothy G. Wilson},
  journal={European urology},
  volume={62 3},
CONTEXT Despite the large diffusion of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP), literature and data on the oncologic outcome of RARP are limited. OBJECTIVE Evaluate lymph node yield, positive surgical margins (PSMs), use of adjuvant therapy, and biochemical recurrence (BCR)-free survival following RARP and perform a cumulative analysis of all studies comparing the oncologic outcomes of RARP and retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP) or laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP). EVIDENCE… CONTINUE READING
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