Urologic references: 2007

Borin JF, Skarecky DW, Narula N, Ahlering TE. Impact of urethral stump length on continence and positive surgical margins in robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. 1: Urology. Juli 2007; 70(1):173-7. Abstract.

Badani KK, Kaul S, Menon M. Evolution of robotic radical prostatectomy: assessment after 2766 procedures. Cancer. September 2007;24;110(9):1951-1958. Abstract.

Boris RS, Kaul SA, Sarle RC, Stricker HJ. Radical prostatectomy: a single surgeon comparison of retropubic, perineal, and robotic approaches. Can J Urol. Juni 2007;14(3):3566-70. Abstract.

Shah KS, Thaly RK, Patel VR. Peri-operative Outcomes of Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: A Single Surgeon Experience. AUA 2007. Abstract.

Patel AS, Shah KK, Thaly RK, Patel VR. Operative Complications of Robotic assisted Radical Prostatectomy: The Learning curve and Beyond- A single surgeon series. AUA 2007. Abstract.

Patel VR, Thaly R, Shah K. Robotic radical prostatectomy: outcomes of 500 cases. BJU Int. Mai 2007;99(5):1109-12. Abstract.

Haliloglu A, Baltaci S, Yaman O. Penile length changes in men treated with androgen suppression plus radiation therapy for local or locally advanced prostate cancer. Findings support observations of decreased penile length after neoadjuvant hormonal therapy plus external beam radiation therapy for local or locally advanced prostate cancer. J Urol, Januar 2007;177(1):128-30. Abstract.


Menon M, Shrivastava A, Kaul S, Badani KK, Fumo M, Bhandari M, Peabody JO. Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy: contemporary technique and analysis of results. Eur Urol. März 2007;51(3):648-57; Diskussion 657-8. Epub 3. November 2006 Abstract.

Ahlering TE, Skarecky D, Borin J. Impact of cautery versus cautery-free preservation of neurovascular bundles on early return of potency. 1: J Endourol. August 2006;20(8):586-9. Abstract.

Kaul, S, A Savera, K Badani, M Fumo, A Bhandari, M Menon. 2006. Functional outcomes and oncological efficacy of Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy with Veil of Aphrodite nerve-sparing: an analysis of 154 consecutive patients. BJU Int 97:467-72. Abstract.


Menon M, Kaul S, Bhandari A, Shrivastava A, Tewari A, Hemal A. Potency following robotic radical prostatectomy: a questionnaire based analysis of outcomes after conventional nerve sparing and prostatic fascia sparing techniques. J Urol. Dezember 2005;174(6):2291-6, Diskussion 2296. Abstract.

Ahlering TE, Eichel L, Chou D, Skarecky DW. Feasibility study for robotic radical Prostatectomy cautery-free neurovascular bundle preservation. Urology. 2005; 65(5): 994-997. Abstract

Ahlering TE, Eichel L, Skarecky D. Rapid communication: early potency outcomes with cautery-free neurovascular bundle preservation with robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. J Endourol. Jul-Aug 2005;19(6):715-8. Abstract

Baxter N, J Tepper, S Durham, D Rothenberger, B Virnig. 2005. Increased Risk of Rectal Cancer After Prostate Radiation: A Population-Based Study. Gastroenterology 2005;128:819-824. Abstract.

Patel V. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty. Urology. Juli 2005; 66(1):45-9. Abstract

Patel VR, Tully AS, Holmes R, Lindsay J. Robotic radical Prostatectomy in the community setting – the learning curve and beyond: initial 200 cases. Urology. Juli 2005; 174: 269-272. Abstract


Ahlering TE, Eichel L, Edwards RA, Lee DI, Skarecky DW. Robotic radical Prostatectomy: a technique to reduce pT2 positive margins. Urology. 2004; 64: 1224-1228. Abstract

Ahlering TE, Woo D, Eichel L, Lee DI, Edwards R, Skarecky DW. Robot-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy: a comparison of one surgeon’s outcomes. Urology. Mai 2004;63(5):819-22. Abstract

Basillote JB, Ahlering TE, Skarecky DW, Lee DI, Clayman RV. Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: review and assessment of an emerging technique. Surg Endosc. Dezember 2004; 18(12):1694-711. Epub 26. Oktober 2004 Abstract.

Lee DI, Eichel L, Skarecky D, Ahlering TW. Robotic laparoscopic radical Prostatectomy with a single assistant. Urology. 2004; 63: 1172-1175. Abstract

Menon M, Hemal AK, Tewari A, Shrivastava A, Bhandari A. The technique of apical dissection of the prostate and urethrovesical anastomosis in robotic radical prostatectomy. BJU Int. April 2004;93(6):715-9. Abstract

Menon M, Tewari A, Peabody JO, Shrivastava A, Kaul S, Bhandari A, Hemal AK. Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy, a technique of robotic radical prostatectomy for management of localized carcinoma of the prostate: experience of over 1100 cases. Urol Clin North Am. November 2004;31(4):701-17. Abstract


Ahlering TE, Skarecky D, Lee D, Clayman RV. Successful transfer of open surgical skills to a laparoscopic environment using a robotic interface: initial experience with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. J Urol. November 2003;170(5):1738-41. Abstract

Bentas W, Wolfram M, Jones J, Brautigam R, Kramer W, Binder J. Robotic technology and the translation of open radical prostatectomy to laparoscopy: the early Frankfurt experience with robotic radical prostatectomy and one year follow-up. Eur Urol. August 2003;44(2):175-81. Abstract

Kaouk JH, Desai MM, Abreu SC, Papay F, Gill IS. Robotic assisted laparoscopic sural nerve grafting during radical prostatectomy: initial experience. J Urol. September 2003;170(3):909-12. Abstract

Menon M. Robotic radical retropubic prostatectomy. BJU Int. Februar 2003;91(3):175-6. Abstract

Menon M, Hemal AK, Tewari A, Shrivastava A, Shoma AM, El-Tabey NA, Shaaban A, Abol-Enein H, Ghoneim MA. Nerve-sparing robot-assisted radical cystoprostatectomy and urinary diversion. BJU Int. August 2003;92(3):232-6. Abstract

Menon M, Tewari A; Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy Team. Robotic radical prostatectomy and the Vattikuti Urology Institute technique: an interim analysis of results and technical points. Urology. April 2003;61(4 Beilage 1):15-20. Abstract

Perer E, Lee DI, Ahlering T, Clayman RV. Robotic revelation: laparoscopic radical prostatectomy by a nonlaparoscopic surgeon. J Am Coll Surg. Oktober 2003;197(4):693-6. Abstract

Tewari A, Menon M. Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy: Surgical technique and current results. Curr Urol Rep. April 2003;4(2):119-23. Abstract

Tewari A, Peabody JO, Fischer M, Sarle R, Vallancien G, Delmas V, Hassan M, Bansal A, Hemal AK, Guillonneau B, Menon M. An operative and anatomic study to help in nerve sparing during laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy. Eur Urol. Mai 2003;43(5):444-54. Abstract

Tewari A, Srivasatava A, Menon M; Mitglieder des VIP-Teams. A prospective comparison of radical retropubic and robot-assisted prostatectomy: experience in one institution. BJU Int. August 2003;92(3):205-10. Abstract

Van Velthoven RF, Ahlering TE, Peltier A, Skarecky DW, Clayman RV. Technique for laparoscopic running urethrovesical anastomosis:the single knot method. Urology. April 2003;61(4):699-702. Abstract


Menon M, Shrivastava A, Tewari A, Sarle R, Hemal A, Peabody JO, Vallancien G. Laparoscopic and robot assisted radical prostatectomy: establishment of a structured program and preliminary analysis of outcomes. J Urol. September 2002;168(3):945-9. Abstract

Menon M, Tewari A, Baize B, Guillonneau B, Vallancien G. Prospective comparison of radical retropubic prostatectomy and robot-assisted anatomic prostatectomy: the Vattikuti Urology Institute experience. Urology. November 2002;60(5):864-8. Abstract

Tewari A, Peabody J, Sarle R, Balakrishnan G, Hemal A, Shrivastava A, Menon M. Technique of da Vinci robot-assisted anatomic radical prostatectomy. Urology. 2002 60(4): 569-572. Abstract

While clinical studies support the effectiveness of the da Vinci® System when used in minimally invasive surgery, individual results may vary. Surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System may not be appropriate for every individual. Always ask your doctor about all treatment options, as well as their risks and benefits.