The powerful impact of double-layered posterior rhabdosphincter reconstruction on early recovery of urinary continence after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.

@article{Gondo2012ThePI,
  title={The powerful impact of double-layered posterior rhabdosphincter reconstruction on early recovery of urinary continence after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.},
  author={Tatsuo Gondo and Kunihiko Yoshioka and Takeshi Hashimoto and Yoshihiro Nakagami and Riu Hamada and Takeshi Kashima and Kenji Shimodaira and Hisashi Takeuchi and Naoya Satake and Masaaki Tachibana and Bernardo Rocco},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={1159-64}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The usefulness of posterior rhabdosphincter reconstruction (PR) during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) has still been controversial. We investigated the association of several factors, including the Rocco original double-layered PR, with early recovery of urinary continence after RARP. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between August 2006 and April 2011, a single surgeon at Tokyo Medical University Hospital performed 206 RARPs. Of these 206 patients, 199 eligible… CONTINUE READING
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