Experimental Techniques of Nerve Regeneration in the Neurovascular Bundle

  • Francesco PorpigliaEmail author
  • Riccardo Bertolo
  • Beat Förster
  • Hubert JohnEmail author


Over the last two decades the knowledge of the anatomical structures surrounding the prostate has increased, together with the development of surgical technique of radical prostatectomy.

In this field the robotic system has certainly played a crucial role, thanks to the undoubted advantages such as the image magnification, the three-dimensional view and the improved surgeon’s dexterity thanks to the miniaturized instruments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Urology, Department of Oncology“San Luigi Gonzaga” Hospital, University of TurinOrbassano (Turin)Italy
  2. 2.Department of UrologyKantonsspital Winterthur, EBU Certified Training CenterWinterthurSwitzerland

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