The use of SRBS for parenchymal repair during LPN in humans is safe and is associated with a significant reduction in warm ischaemia time. SRBS use during LPN may also reduce rates of clinically significant bleeding. Prospective, larger studies to confirm the value of SRBS use in minimally invasive partial nephrectomy are warranted.
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.
BJU Int. 2012 Mar;109(6):906-9
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