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Robotic Surgery
Clinical References


2013  Pilecki MA, McGuire BB, Jain UK, Kim J and Nadler RB  "National multi-institutional comparison of 30-day post-operative complication and re-admission rates between open retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP) and robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALRP) using NSQIP." Journal of Endourology.  Online article access

2013  Liu JJ, Maxwell BG, Panousis P and Chung BI  "Perioperative Outcomes for Laparoscopic and Robotic Compared With Open Prostatectomy Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Database." Urology 82(3): 579-83.  Online article access

2013  Moran PS, O'Neill M, Teljeur C, Flattery M, Murphy LA, Smith G and Ryan M  "Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy compared with open and laparoscopic approaches: A systematic review and meta-analysis." International Journal of Urology 20(3): 312-21.  Online article access

2010  Coelho RF, Rocco B, Patel MB, Orvieto MA, Chauhan S, Ficarra V, Melegari S, Palmer KJ and Patel VR  "Retropubic, Laparoscopic, and Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: A Critical Review of Outcomes Reported by High-Volume Centers." Journal of Endourology.  Online article access

2010  Cooperberg MR, Vickers AJ, Broering JM and Carroll PR  "Comparative risk-adjusted mortality outcomes after primary surgery, radiotherapy, or androgen-deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer." Cancer.  Online article access

Partial Nephrectomy   

2009  Benway BM, Bhayani SB, Rogers CG, Dulabon LM, Patel MN, Lipkin M, Wang AJ and Stifelman MD  "Robot Assisted Partial Nephrectomy Versus Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Tumors: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes." Journal of Urology.  Online article access


2011  Lee R, Chughtai B, Herman M, Shariat SF and Scherr DS  "Cost-analysis comparison of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy (RC) vs open RC." BJU International 108(6 B): 976-983.  Online article access

2009  Nix J, Smith A, Kurpad R, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM and Pruthi RS  "Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Robotic versus Open Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer: Perioperative and Pathologic Results." European Urology.  Online article access