Minimally invasive, open RP complication rates similar

Overmyer, Mac
May 2012
Urology Times;May2012, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p33
The article focuses on the findings of several studies indicating no advantage of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) compared to open radical prostatectomy when it come to complication rates. It states that based from the data of the U.S. Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), MIRP application shows racial disparities. Doctor Jan Schmitges says that they examine the influence of surgical method on morbidity, in-hospital mortality, and other isues.


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