Table of Contents
ISRN Urology
Volume 2014, Article ID 945604, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/945604
Clinical Study

Retrograde Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Description of a New Technique and Early Perioperative Outcomes

1Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
2Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, Georgia Regents University, 1120 15th Street, BA 8414, Augusta, GA 30912, USA

Received 4 December 2013; Accepted 25 February 2014; Published 10 March 2014

Academic Editors: D. Minardi, A. Tefekli, and A. C. Thorpe

Copyright © 2014 Gino J. Vricella 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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