Urology 2018 Nov 28;121:97-103. Epub 2018 Aug 28.
Department of Urology, Drum Tower Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Institute of Urology, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:
Objective: To compare perioperative results and early oncological outcomes of endoscopic robot-assisted simple enucleation (ERASE) and laparoscopic simple enucleation (LSE) by using a propensity score-matched analysis.
Methods: We evaluated 383 patients who underwent transperitoneal ERASE or LSE for renal tumors from November 2012 to October 2016. Propensity score matching was performed on age, gender, body mass index, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group score, tumor side and size, preoperative estimated GFR and PADUA score. Read More