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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 101-109

The current status of robot-assisted cystectomy


Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Section of Urology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; Center for Minimally Invasive Urological Surgery, Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece

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Stavros Ioannis Tyritzis
Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Section of Urology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm; Center for Minimally Invasive Urological Surgery, Athens Medical Center, Athens

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DOI: 10.4103/iju.IJU_355_17

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Robot-assistance is being increasingly used for radical cystectomy (RC). Fifteen years of surgical evolution might be considered a short period for a radical procedure to be established as the treatment of choice, but robot assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) is showing promising results when compared with the current gold standard, open RC (ORC). In this review, we describe the current status of RARC and continue the discussion on the on-going RARC versus ORC debate.


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