Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 19th, 2007
Study 1: New research, "Does obesity influence the operative course or complications of robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy," is the subject of a report. In this recent study, researchers in Melbourne, Australia conducted a study "To determine if obesity is associated with prolonged surgery or more complications during and after surgery in patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP). Between December 2003 and September 2005 data were collected prospectively for all patients undergoing RALP. Obesity was defined as a body mass index of...
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