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Prostate Cancer
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 618623, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/618623
Clinical Study

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in the Morbidly Obese Patient

1Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 360 Essex Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
2Touro University College of Medicine, Hackensack, NY 10027, USA
3New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA

Received 2 July 2010; Accepted 10 October 2010

Academic Editor: Mark Emberton

Copyright © 2011 Jennifer Yates 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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