First four patients receive “single-port” LRP at Cleveland Clinic

Not to be outdone by all the recent new gizmos associated with radiotherapy, the surgical community is working hard to improve apparent outcomes to radical prostatectomy. … READ MORE …

One surgeon’s laparosopic education

With what seems like an extraordinarily unusual willingness to unmask the flawed process of learning a new surgical technique, Eden et al. have carefully documented a 7-year learning process as the first-named author executed his first 1,000 laparoscopic radical prostatectomies, between 2000 and 2007. Eden actually carried out 83 percent of the procedures himself, and supervised the remain 17 percent. … READ MORE …

10-year follow-up and outcomes following LRP

Touijer et al. have published the first 10-year follow-up and outcome data on patients treated using (non-robot-assisted) laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP). … READ MORE …