Robot-assisted, retropubic RP show similar outcomes


Glasgow, Scotland-Results of the first prospective comparison of robot-assisted prostatectomy and traditional radical retropubic prostatectomy show comparable outcomes in margin status and complication rates. Although the robotic approach proved to be a slightly longer procedure, patients experienced less blood loss and pain and were discharged earlier from the hospital, researchers report.

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