This section considers submissions that demonstrate advances in urological minimally invasive surgical procedures, including robotic, laparoscopic and endourologic surgery. Research papers which report new technologies and their application in clinical practice are also considered.
New steps of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy using the extraperitoneal approach: a propensity-score matched comparison between extraperitoneal and transperitoneal approach in Japanese patients
Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) is commonly performed using the transperitoneal (TP) approach with six trocars over an 8-cm distance in the steep Trendelenburg position. In this study, we investiga...
Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:106