All publications of “Geraldo Magela Gomes da Cruz”

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Comparative analysis of radical prostatectomy techniques using perineal or suprapubic approach in the treatment of localized prostate cancer

Gelbert Luiz Chamon do Carmo Amorim, Geraldo Magela Gomes da Cruz, Denny Fabrício Magalhães Veloso, José David Kartabil, José Carlos Vieira, Paulo Roberto Alves

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1592

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare the results of radical prostatectomy by perineal and suprapubic approaches as to operative time, procedure costs, and surgical site complications.Methods:The medical records of localized prostate cancer patients (PSA ≤ 10 ng/ml and Gleason score ≤ 6) were analyzed. Fifty-five patients were submitted to radical prostatectomy by perineal approach and 54 via suprapubic approach.Results:There were statistical differences between groups as to operative time (p < 0.05); for perineal approach it was in average 114 minutes (SD ± 0.03) and [...]