Montorsi F, Bandini M, Briganti A, Dasgupta P, Gallina A, Gallucci M, Gill IS, Guru KA, Hemal A, Menon M, Moschini M, Murphy DG, Parekh DJ, Patel HD, Patel HRH, Stöckle M, Tewari AK, Wijburg CJ, Wiklund P, Wilson TG, and Mottrie A. Re-establishing the Role of Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy After the 2020 EAU Muscle-invasive and Metastatic Bladder Cancer Guideline Panel Recommendations. Eur Urol 2020.
The EAU guidelines panel on muscle-invasive and metastatic bladder cancer (MIBC) recently recommended open radical cystectomy (ORC) as the best surgical approach for MIBC patients. We critically re-examine the indications for considering ORC as the first choice over robot-assisted radical cystectomy. To the best of our knowledge, this is not supported by trials or meta-analyses.
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