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The use of an endoscopic stapler vs suture ligature for dorsal vein control in laparoscopic prostatectomy: operative outcomes.

Authors
  • Nguyen, Mike M1
  • Turna, Burak
  • Santos, Bruno R
  • Frota, Rodrigo
  • Aron, Monish
  • Stein, Robert J
  • Hafron, Jason M
  • Gill, Inderbir S
  • 1 Section of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Urology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2008
Volume
101
Issue
4
Pages
463–466
Identifiers
PMID: 17941918
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There was no difference between sutured and stapled control of the dorsal vein complex during laparoscopic prostatectomy in EBL, operative duration or positive margin rate.

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