Minimally Invasive Techniques in Urology.

Urologists were early adopters of minimally invasive, specifically robotic, techniques for cancer surgery. The current trends show increasing adoption of robotic surgery for renal, bladder, and prostate cancer. Several randomized controlled trials show that robotic urologic surgery has outcomes that are at least as good as, if not superior to, open surgery.

Surgical oncology clinics of North America. 2019 Jan 07 [Epub]

Jairam R Eswara, Dicken S Ko

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Tufts University School of Medicine, 736 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135, USA. Electronic address: ., Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Tufts University School of Medicine, 736 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135, USA.

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