Don't dismiss keyhole surgery for prostate cancer, say surgeons

Outcomes from keyhole surgery for radical prostatectomy in Australia are as good as those for  robotic surgery, urological surgeons have shown.

An analysis of 2943 procedures performed by nine surgeons across the country found that the results with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy compared favourably with other procedures in terms of oncological outcomes, as well as in rates of operative and post-operative complications.

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