Use of a Specialized Prostatic Urethral Sound to Facilitate Nerve-Sparing Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy

Sam B. Bhayani, Christian P. Pavlovich, Li Ming Su

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Abstract

Urethral sounds have historically been used to aid in prostatic excision. We describe a specialized prototype urethral sound (Prostagrip; LSI solutions, Rochester, NY) that is able to grasp and rotate the prostate to expose the neurovascular bundles during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-291
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Endourology
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2004

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  • Urology

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