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Techniques of Nerve Sparing in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

  • Travis Rogers
  • Gabriel Ogaya-Pinies
  • Hariharan Palayapalayam Ganapathi
  • Eduardo Hernandez-Cardona
  • Vipul R. Patel
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Abstract

Cancer prostate is the most commonly diagnosed cancer as well as the second most common cause of death in the United States of America. In 2009, as many 192,280 (25%) men were estimated as new diagnosis with prostate cancer (Jemal et al., CA Cancer J Clin 60(5):277–300, 2010). Of the several treatment options available, surgery is the gold standard and offers potential for long-term cure (Bil-Axelson et al., N Eng J Med 352(19):1977, 2005).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Travis Rogers
    • 1
  • Gabriel Ogaya-Pinies
    • 1
  • Hariharan Palayapalayam Ganapathi
    • 1
  • Eduardo Hernandez-Cardona
    • 1
  • Vipul R. Patel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Urology, Global Robotic InstituteFlorida Hospital Celebration Health, University of Central Florida School of MedicineOrlandoUSA

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