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Title: Robotic prostatectomy following previous major abdominal surgeries resulting from gunshot injury.
Austin Authors: Duncan, Catriona;Teh, Jiasian ;Jayarajan, Jyotsna ;Liodakis, Peter 
Affiliation: North Eastern Urology, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Urology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Young Urology Research Organization (YURO), Australia
Issue Date: May-2019
Date: 2019-05
Publication information: Urology case reports 2019; 24: 100861
Abstract: Major previous abdominal surgery involving more than one abdominal quadrant may be considered a relative contraindication to robotic assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) due to the potential increased risk of adhesions, bowel injuries, and is often associated with longer operating time and increased blood loss. We describe the use of a mini-laparotomy to allow safe port placement with extensive open and robotic adhesiolysis at the time of RARP with an excellent post-operative recovery, good oncologic and functional outcomes.
DOI: 10.1016/j.eucr.2019.100861
ORCID: 0000-0002-7882-5155
Journal: Urology case reports
PubMed URL: 31211072
ISSN: 2214-4420
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Previous abdominal surgery
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