'LESS' radical prostatectomy: A pilot feasibility study with a personal original technique

Franco Gaboardi, Andrea Gregori, Luigi Santoro, Antonio Granata, Ai Ling Romanã, Piero Incarbone, Francesco Pietrantuono, Antonio Salvaggio, Francesco Scieri

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE We evaluated the feasibility and the potential advantages of a modification of the single-port laparoscopic radical prostatectomy using a periumbilical multichannel port plus a second port placed in the left fossa with the aim of having an adequate working angle during the most critical steps of the procedure. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between March and September 2009 we operated on five patients with early-stage prostate cancer (T1c) and a normal body mass index (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)460-464
Number of pages5
JournalBJU International
Volume107
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

Keywords

  • laparoscopic
  • laparoscopy
  • LESS
  • radical prostatectomy
  • single port

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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