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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 223-226

Robot assisted laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in testicular tumor


Department of Urology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Prabhjot Singh
Department of Urology, Ansari Nagar, AIIMS, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.120289

PMID: 24311897

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The treatment options in clinical stage I nonseminomatous germ cell tumor (NSGCT) of testis are either surveillance, chemotherapy or retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND). While open RPLND still serves as the gold standard, laparoscopic and robot assisted laparoscopic approaches are gaining popularity. In this report, we share our experience and technique of robot assisted laparoscopic RPLND in a patient with clinical stage Ib NSGCT of testis.


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