Table 4: 12-month postoperative functional outcome and oncological results stratified for pT stage—robotic-assisted prostatectomy versus retropubic prostatectomy.

VariableRRP ( )RALP ( ) value

12-month functional outcome

ICSmaleSF incontinence score
(median (IQR))
1.5 (0.0–3.0)2.0 (1.0–5.0)0.1185
IIEF-5
(median (IQR))
14.5 (7.5–20.5)17.0 (12.0–23.0)0.1228

Oncological outcome

Number of lymph nodes removed
(median (IQR))
14 (11–18)15 (12–20)0.0739
Surgical margin status, total ( (%))
 R074 (70.5)83 (79.0)#
 R130 (28.6)21 (20.0)0.1970
 Missing data1 (0.9)1 (0.9)
Surgical margin status, pT2 ( (%))
 R054 (84.4)57 (87.7)
 R19 (14.1)8 (12.3)0.7987
 Missing data1 (1.6)0
Surgical margin status, pT3a ( (%))
 R018 (66.7)19 (70.4)
 R19 (33.3)8 (29.6)1.0000
 Missing data00
Surgical margin status, pT3b/4 ( (%))
 R02 (14.3) 6 (54.5)
 R112 (85.7) 5 (45.4)0.0810
 Missing data00

1 patient with missing pT stage.
RALP: robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, RRP: radical retropubic prostatectomy.