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Advances in Urology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 105651, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/105651
Review Article

Efficacy of Robotic-Assisted Prostatectomy in Localized Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials

1Grupo de Investigación Clínica, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, Calle 1 No. 9-85, Bogotá, DC 110321-012, Colombia
2Centro Oncológico Javeriano, Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Carrera 7 No. 40-62, Bogotá, DC 110311-066, Colombia

Received 27 June 2013; Accepted 24 September 2013

Academic Editor: James A. Brown

Copyright © 2013 Carolina Sandoval Salinas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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