Anesthetic concerns for robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy Full Text
Minerva Anestesiologica, 05/16/2012
Gainsburg DM – Possible non–surgical complications range from mild subcutaneous emphysema to devastating ischemic optic neuropathy. The anesthetic management of robotic–assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) patients involves a thorough preoperative evaluation, careful positioning on the operative table, managing ventilation issues, and appropriate fluid management. Close coordination between the anesthesia and surgical teams is required for a successful surgery.