Temporal relationship between positive margin rate after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and surgical training.

TitleTemporal relationship between positive margin rate after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and surgical training.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
JournalUrology
Volume77
Issue3
Pagination626-30
Date Published2011 Mar
ISSN0090-4295
AbstractTo evaluate the potential impact of the experience of the first assistant on the positive surgical margin rate (PSMR) after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP). The impact of training surgical residents and fellows on patient outcomes is difficult to quantify.
URLhttps://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0090-4295(10)01755-3
DOI10.1016/j.urology.2010.06.073
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21146859?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleUrology