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Fig. 2 | BMC Urology

Fig. 2

From: New steps of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy using the extraperitoneal approach: a propensity-score matched comparison between extraperitoneal and transperitoneal approach in Japanese patients

Fig. 2

Method of placing a trocar in a small space (left side, assist port). We use laparoscopic forceps (a curved dissector) to penetrate from the small space of the extraperitoneal cavity to outside the body. Forceps are used instead of the inner cylinder of the trocar and only the outer tube of the trocar guides insertion of the forceps

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