Oncological and functional results of open intrafascial radical prostatectomy - Abstract

Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum der Universität München-Großhadern, Marchioninistraße 15, 81377, München, Deutschland.


According to the recently published German-language S3 guidelines, various treatment options such as surgical management or radiation therapy are available to patients with locally advanced prostate cancer.

Particularly the establishment of minimally invasive endoscopic surgical techniques, which provide better optical images, has made it possible to visualize tissue layers that are usually difficult to identify with the open surgical technique. This contribution describes a pilot study on the establishment of open intrafascial radical prostatectomy.

The goal of the study is to critically analyze both the functional and especially the oncological results, which should not be compromised by the nerve-sparing approach.

Article in German.

Written by:
Khoder WY, Buchner A, Siegert S, Stief CG, Schlenker B.   Are you the author?

Reference: Urologe A. 2011 Jul 8. Epub ahead of print.
doi: 10.1007/s00120-011-2635-2

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 21735267

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