Robot-assisted pelvic lymphadenectomy

Kris E. Gaston, John W. Davis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A robot-assisted technique for radical cystectomy must address all three stages of this technically challenging operation: extirpation of the primary tumor, adequate lymphadenectomy, and a urinary diversion method that satisfies that patient's needs. In this review chapter, we will focus on the lymph node dissection component and outline the history of its development, its contribution to oncologic outcomes, and a step-by-step detailed description of technique with matching video clips and still images.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRobotic Surgery of the Bladder
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781461449065
ISBN (Print)1461449057, 9781461449058
StatePublished - Nov 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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