RARP Suitable for Large Prostates

May 2013
Renal & Urology News;May2013, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p32
The article presents the study conducted by researchers of Prostate Center Northwest in Gronau, Germany on robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for prostate cancer is challenging for men with large prostates but performs safely with good outcomes. It states that patients with large prostates had lower rates of aggressive tumors and positive surgical margins (PSMs). It also mentions that RARP is technically challenging due to reduce mobility, impaired visuals, and limited workspace.


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