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Robot-assisted partial cystectomy for the treatment of urachal carcinoma
King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Aug 2007 (Vol. 14, Issue 4, Pages( 3640 - 3642)
PMID: 17784985


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  • The traditional treatment of choice for urachal carcinoma has been either an open radical cystectomy or the more recently accepted extended partial cystectomy and umbilectomy. Recently a laparoscopic technique has been reported. We report for the first time a robot-assisted technique for an extended partial cystectomy with en bloc umbilectomy for the management of urachal carcinoma in a 49-year-old man.

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