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Urol Ann. 2013 Oct;5(4):223-6. doi: 10.4103/0974-7796.120289.

Robot assisted laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in testicular tumor.

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Department of Urology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

The treatment options in clinical stage I nonseminomatous germ cell tumor (NSGCT) of testis are either surveillance, chemotherapy or retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND). While open RPLND still serves as the gold standard, laparoscopic and robot assisted laparoscopic approaches are gaining popularity. In this report, we share our experience and technique of robot assisted laparoscopic RPLND in a patient with clinical stage Ib NSGCT of testis.

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Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection; robotic; testicular tumor

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