Outpatient Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: A Feasibility Study.


Univ Rennes, INSERM, INRA, CHU Rennes, CIC 1414, Numecan, Pole Anesthésie et Reanimation, F-35033 Rennes, France. Electronic address: [Email]


To evaluate the feasibility of routine outpatient management after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). Prostate cancer is indeed the second most common cancer in men. Surgical technics have evolved from open surgery to robot-assisted surgery with a reduction of postoperative complications. Such technical improvements associated with modern anesthesia allow outpatient surgery in various types of procedures.

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