Robotic repair of scrotal bladder hernia during robotic prostatectomy

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We report a case of scrotal bladder hernia in a 68-year-old man who was also diagnosed with prostate cancer. We fixed the herniated portion of the bladder using robotics after having successfully accomplished robotic prostatectomy. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report on simultaneous repair of scrotal bladder hernia and prostate cancer where both pathological findings have been treated with the assistance of robotics at a single operation.

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Sung, ER., Park, S.Y., Ham, W.S. et al. Robotic repair of scrotal bladder hernia during robotic prostatectomy. J Robotic Surg 2, 209–211 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11701-008-0108-4

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Keywords

  • Robotics
  • Hernia
  • Prostatectomy