Declan G Murphy
- Complications in robotic urological surgeryD Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and School of Medicine, Kings College, London, UK
Minerva Urol Nefrol 59:191-8. 2007..This article reviews the current status of complications in robotic urological surgery with respect to both machine-related issues, and procedure-related issues...
- High-intensity focused ultrasound for localized prostate cancer: initial experience with a 2-year follow-upBenjamin J Challacombe
The Urology Centre, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
BJU Int 104:200-4. 2009..To report on the short-term functional and oncological results, from one institution, of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for treating localized prostate cancer...
- Robotic technology in surgery: current status in 2008Declan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
ANZ J Surg 78:1076-81. 2008..Other surgical specialties will probably use this technology. Significant costs are associated with robotic technology and it is not yet widely available to public patients...
- Downsides of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: limitations and complicationsDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urological Oncology, The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Eur Urol 57:735-46. 2010..Many reports of the safety and efficacy of this procedure have been published. However, there are few specific reports of the limitations and complications of RALP...
- Operative details and oncological and functional outcome of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: 400 cases with a minimum of 12 months follow-upDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
Eur Urol 55:1358-66. 2009..Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) using the da Vinci surgical system (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA) is increasingly used for the management of localised prostate cancer...
- Outcomes after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomyDeclan G Murphy
The Urology Centre, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Great Maze Pond, London, UK
Asian J Androl 11:94-9. 2009..Functional outcomes also seem satisfactory, although randomized controlled trials are lacking. This paper reviews the current status of RALRP with respect to perioperative data and complications and oncologic and functional outcomes...
- Robotically assisted laparoscopic pyeloplastyDeclan Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation, London, UK
BJU Int 102:136-51. 2008
- Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy with extracorporeal urinary diversion: initial experienceDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
Eur Urol 54:570-80. 2008..The use of robotic technology for laparoscopic prostatectomy is now well established. The same cannot yet be said of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy (RARC), which is performed in just a few centres worldwide...
- Ablative and reconstructive robotic-assisted laparoscopic renal surgeryD Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, King s College London School of Medicine, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 62:1703-8. 2008..We have evaluated our own experience performing ablative and reconstructive laparoscopic renal surgery using the da Vinci system to determine its potential role...
- [Equipment and technology in robotics]Declan Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, and King s College School of Medicine Department of Mechatronics, King s College London, UK
Arch Esp Urol 60:349-55. 2007..Experts in the associated fields of nanorobotics, mechatronics and virtual reality simulation simulation review the important future developments in these areas...
- Robotic technology in urologyD Murphy
Department of Urology, 1st Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
Postgrad Med J 82:743-7. 2006..Future possibilities, including the prospects for nanotechnology in urology, are awaited...
- Robotic-assisted surgery for benign urological conditionsDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s Hospital and GKT Medical School, London, UK
ScientificWorldJournal 6:2573-80. 2006..The use of robotic assistance for benign urological procedures is less well documented. This article considers the current robotic technology and reviews the situation with regard to robotic surgery for benign urological conditions...
- Perioperative, functional and oncological outcomes after open and minimally invasive prostate cancer surgery: experience from AustralasiaPaul Cathcart
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BJU Int 107:11-9. 2011..To systematically review the current literature concerning perioperative, functional and oncological outcomes reported after open and minimally invasive prostate cancer surgery specifically from institutions within Australasia...
- Robotic radical prostatectomy as the initial step in multimodal therapy for men with high-risk localised prostate cancer: initial experience of 160 menStephen S Connolly
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BJU Int 109:752-9. 2012..Although commonly managed by radiotherapy (RT) with prolonged androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), we hypothesize that initiation of multimodal therapy with RALP is oncologically efficacious and may allow many men to avoid ADT...
- Immunohistochemical study of the cavernous nerves in the periprostatic regionAnthony J Costello
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
BJU Int 107:1210-5. 2011....
- Prostate tumour volume is an independent predictor of early biochemical recurrence in a high risk radical prostatectomy subgroupMatthew K H Hong
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Pathology 43:138-42. 2011..To assess if accurately determined tumour volume variables could serve as independent predictors of early biochemical recurrence in high risk prostate cancer patients who underwent radical prostatectomy...
- Cadaveric analysis of periprostatic nerve distribution: an anatomical basis for high anterior release during radical prostatectomy?Emma E Clarebrough
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Urol 185:1519-25. 2011..We accurately quantified the distribution, precise localization and cross-sectional area of periprostatic neural tissue using cadaveric specimens...
- Robotic renal surgeryK Sairam
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, King s College School of Medicine, London, UK
Minerva Urol Nefrol 60:185-96. 2008..Robotic NOTES is currently experimental. Robot assistance seems to have a role in reconstructive renal procedures such as pyeloplasty and partial nephrectomy, due mainly to the precise suturing ability...
- Focal therapy for localised prostate cancer: are we asking the correct research questions?Declan G Murphy
Division of Cancer Surgery, The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Vict, Australia
BJU Int 109:1-3. 2012..The correct research questions have not yet been asked to establish either of these key principles underpinning focal therapy for localised prostate cancer...
- One hand is better than two: conversion from pure laparoscopic to the hand-assisted approach during difficult nephrectomyNishanthan Mahesan
King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 93:229-31. 2011..Hand-assisted laparoscopy (HAL) also offers the benefits to the patient of MIS. We have used HAL to convert from the pure laparoscopic approach during difficult nephrectomies, rather than converting to traditional open surgery...
- Robotic assisted radical cystectomy: short to medium-term oncologic and functional outcomesP Dasgupta
Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, GKT School of Medicine, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 62:1709-14. 2008..To report short- and medium-term oncological and functional outcomes of the first robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy (RARC) series from the UK...
- Laparoscopic upper urinary tract surgery for benign and malignant conditions. Does aetiology have an effect on health-related quality of life?A Sahai
Department of Urology, Guy s Hospital and KCL School of Medicine, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 61:2026-9. 2007..We present health-related quality of life (HRQoL) data on a cohort of patients undergoing upper urinary tract laparoscopy for a variety of benign and malignant conditions...
- High-intensity focused ultrasound for treating prostate cancerPeter L Acher
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
BJU Int 99:28-32. 2007