Table 2: Perioperative surgical data and 90-day postoperative complications—robotic-assisted prostatectomy versus retropubic prostatectomy.

VariableRRP ( )RALP ( ) value

Perioperative surgical data

Operating time (min) (median (IQR))185 (172–220)264 (228–285)<0.0001
Estimated blood loss (mL) (median (IQR))600 (400–800)300 (200–400)<0.0001
Catheter removal on 5th postoperative day ( (%))65 (61.9)87 (82.8)0.0389
Postoperative day of discharge (d) (median (IQR))8 (7–12)7 (6–8)<0.0001

Patients with 90-day postoperative complications (Clavien-Dindo grade ≥ IIIa)

Clavien-Dindo grade ≥ IIIa ( (%))
 Total21 (20.0)7 (6.7)0.0074
 Missing data2 (1.9)1 (0.9)
Clavien-Dindo grade ≥ IIIa ( (%))
 Interventions due to lymphoceles
  (including only patients with PLA)
13/87 (14.9)3/68 (4.4)0.0359

IQR: interquartile range; PLA: pelvic lymphadenectomy; RALP: robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy; RRP: radical retropubic prostatectomy.