Hood Technique of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

Video content presents a technique describing preservation of antero-lateral structures in Robotic Radical prostatectomy helps in achieving early continence.

The accompanying article provides a description of the novel “hood technique” for robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). Download Article

Chapters (Click to go to chapter start)
Midline “Tunnel” Bladder Drop
Anterior Bladder Neck Transection
Posterior Bladder Neck Transection
Dissection of Seminal Vesicles
Dissection of the posterior plane
left and right lateral dissection, including bilateral nerve sparing technique
“Hood” sparing and apical dissection
Dorsal vein ligation
Urethral transection
Posterior bladder wall reconstruction
Urethral anastomosis with completion of total anatomical reconstruction
Surgical pathology

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Ashutosh Tewari, MD, MBBS, MCh, MD

Ashutosh Tewari, MD, MBBS, MCh, MD

Kyung Hyun Kim, MD, Professor and Chair
Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director of Robotic Prostatectomy, Precision Urology
Director, Prostate Cancer Program

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