Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists are studying ways to improve robotic prostatectomy procedures. They are also evaluating quality of life and operative outcomes.
Researchers in the Department of Urology are engaged in continuous research to advance new treatment options for prostate cancer and other urologic conditions.
Cancer research is conducted in coordination with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on robotic prostatectomy on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
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- Smith JA, et al., eds. Hinman's Atlas of Urologic Surgery. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2012. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed April 18, 2014.
- Healy KA, et al. Retropubic, laparoscopic or robotic radical prostatectomy: Is there any real difference? Seminars in Oncology. 2013;40:286.
- Moran PS, et al. Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy compared with open and laparoscopic approaches: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Urology. 2013;20:312.
- Prostate cancer. Fort Washington, Pa.: National Comprehensive Cancer Network. http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp. Accessed April 18, 2014.
- Cook AJ. Decision Support System. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Feb. 4, 2014.
- Castle EP (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz. April 22, 2014.