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Robot-assisted versus laparoscopic pyeloplasty for patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Wang, Furan
  • Xu, Yinghua
  • Zhong, Hongji
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian journal of urology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2013
Volume
47
Issue
4
Pages
251–264
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/21681805.2013.780184
PMID: 23514570
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

For patients with UPJO, RP appears to achieve equivalent perioperative results to LP, except that RP has a shorter suturing time and shorter length of hospital stay. Given the significant heterogeneity, inevitable selection bias and limited number of studies, more high-quality clinical studies are needed.

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