The Retrograde Extraperitoneal Approach: Robotic Retrograde Extraperitoneal Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (RRELP)

  • Charles-Henry RochatEmail author
  • Pierre Dubernard


It is possible with the da Vinci robot to reproduce exactly the surgical protocol of an open retropubic prostatectomy and to give to the patient all the advantages of mini-invasive surgery.


Inguinal Hernia Bladder Neck Neurovascular Bundle Extraperitoneal Approach Vinci Robot 
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The authors acknowledgments Nicole Walch for the drawings and Thierry Vedrenne for the technical assistance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robot-Assisted Laproscopic Surgery Center, Clinic Generale BeaulieuGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Centre Urologie BellecourLyonFrance

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