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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 810715, 6 pages
A Pilot Study of Laparoscopic Doppler Ultrasound Probe to Map Arterial Vascular Flow within the Neurovascular Bundle during Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy
1Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
2Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 722 West 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
Received 26 February 2013; Revised 22 May 2013; Accepted 5 June 2013
Academic Editor: Katsuto Shinohara
Copyright © 2013 Ketan K. Badani 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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