Robotic prostatectomy is the #1 choice for the treatment of early-stage prostate cancer in the United States. This minimally invasive procedure is performed with the assistance of the da Vinci® Surgical System which provides unsurpassed benefits to both surgeon and patient. The robotic prostatectomy has benefits that both surgeon and patient can appreciate. The da Vinci® robot provides surgeons an alternative to both traditional open prostatectomy and conventional laparoscopic prostatectomy thus allowing the surgeon to perform major surgery through six small incisions which dramatically enhances visualization of the surgical field. This increased visualization allows the surgeon the capability of sparing more nerves compared to that of a traditional prostatectomy. Nerve sparing could potentially lead to an earlier return of sexual function and urinary incontinence.
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The robotic cystectomy offers tremendous benefits over the traditional open procedure. Robotic cystectomy is a minimally invasive procedure performed with the assistance of the da Vinci® Surgical System which provides the physician with increased visualization and precision, and most importantly allowing our patients a quicker return to their daily lives.
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Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy
Becoming the gold standard when treating kidney cancer, the robotic partial nephrectomy has unsurpassed benefits that both surgeon and patient can appreciate. The da Vinci® robot allows surgeons to operate in a laparoscopic environment by using only five small incisions. Through these incisions the surgeon is able to visualize the surgical field in 3-dimensional view. With this enhanced visualization the surgeon is able to precisely remove part of the kidney and tumor without damaging surrounding organs and tissues. It also offers considerable benefits to patients compared to open surgery. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with kidney cancer, you may be a candidate for this new, minimally invasisve procedure known as the da Vinci® Nephrectomy.
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The robotic pyeloplasty was developed as a minimally invasive alternative to an open procedure for the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. It maintains the advantages of the traditional open technique, while minimizing the morbidity due to a large flank incision. The main advantages of robotic pyeloplasty over traditional open technique are a shorter hospital stay and quick return to daily activities.
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