TITLE

Obesity Does Not Alter RALP Outcomes, Study Shows

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Renal & Urology News;Jun2010, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of a study regarding the association of obesity and the outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) in patients with prostate cancer in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
52160318

 

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