Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 19th, 2006
Scientists writing in the journal Urology recently conducted a study "to assess outcomes of robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RLRP) in overweight and obese patients, defined as those with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 30 kg/m2 and greater than 30 kg/m2, respectively. This was a nonrandomized study evaluating all of our RLRP patients."
"Patients were divided into three groups: BMI of 25 kg/m2 or less (group 1), BMI greater than 25 kg/m2 and less than 30 kg/m2 (group 2), and BMI of 30...
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