Posterior, Anterior, and Periurethral Surgical Reconstruction of Urinary Continence Mechanisms in Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: A Description and Video Compilation of Commonly Performed Surgical Techniques

André N. Vis, Henk G. van der Poel, Annebeth E. C. Ruiter, Jim C. Hu, Ashutosh K. Tewari, Bernardo Rocco, Vipul R. Patel, Sanjay Razdan, Jakko A. Nieuwenhuijzen

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We describe and video-illustrate the most frequently performed pelvic reconstructive techniques in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy aimed at lowering stress urinary incontinence. Many of the procedures report a benefit with respect to early continence, which seems to diminish with longer follow-up.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)814-822
JournalEuropean Urology
Issue number6
Early online date2018
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2019

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