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Safety and feasibility of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer in elderly Japanese patients.

Authors
  • Nishikawa, Masatomo1
  • Watanabe, Hiromitsu1
  • Kurahashi, Tomofumi1
  • 1 Department of Urology, Seirei Mikatabara Hospital, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu 433-8558, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Prostate international
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2017
Volume
5
Issue
1
Pages
13–16
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.prnil.2017.01.001
PMID: 28352618
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

RARP may be a reasonable therapeutic option for elderly patients with PCa and provides comparable perioperative and functional outcomes to those in younger patients.

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