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Re-establishing the Role of Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy After the 2020 EAU Muscle-invasive and Metastatic Bladder Cancer Guideline Panel Recommendations

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in collaboration with the EAU Robotic Urology Section Scientific Working Group

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)489-491
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Urology
Issue number4
Accepted/In press1 Jan 2020
PublishedOct 2020

King's Authors


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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