Use of the laparoscopic knot introducer in urethrovesical anastomosis following radical prostatectomy.


One of the most delicate stages of retropubic radical prostatectomy intervention is urethrovesical anastomosis, especially if it is performed in a deep bony pelvis with a short urethral stump. Correct knot tying is essential to avoid the risk of postoperative anastomotic leakage. In such conditions, the urethrovesical anastomosis is performed with six 4-0… (More)


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