Best practices in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: recommendations of the Pasadena Consensus Panel
Montorsi, Francesco × Wilson, Timothy G Rosen, Raymond C Ahlering, Thomas E Artibani, Walter Carroll, Peter R Costello, Anthony Eastham, James A Ficarra, Vincenzo Guazzoni, Giorgio Menon, Mani Novara, Giacomo Patel, Vipul R Stolzenburg, Jens-Uwe Van der Poel, Henk Van Poppel, Hendrik Mottrie, Alexandre #
European Urology vol:62 issue:3 pages:368-81
Radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) has long been the most common surgical technique used to treat clinically localized prostate cancer (PCa). More recently, robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) has been gaining increasing acceptance among patients and urologists, and it has become the dominant technique in the United States despite a paucity of prospective studies or randomized trials supporting its superiority over RRP.