da Vinci Prostatectomy

Condition

Prostate cancer is cancer that originates in a man's prostate - a small walnut shaped gland that produces seminal fluids.  

Prostate cancer is most common in men over age 50. Fortunately, with early diagnosis and treatment, prostate cancer can be cured.

Learn how to prevent cancer

Treatment

da Vinci Prostatectomy is a minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgical procedure that removes the cancerous prostate gland and related structures.
 
da Vinci robotic surgical system enhances the surgeon's skills by providing higher-definition, 3-D view of tissue and a greater range of motion for more precision and control. 

Benefits

  • Significantly less pain
    robotic da vinci instrument
  • Less blood loss and need for transfusions
  • Less risk of infection
  • Less scarring
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Quicker return to normal activities

 

Every surgery is unique to each patient and procedure.  Be sure to ask your doctor if this procedure is right for you.
 

 

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