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2012-10-29 11:25:52

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most comprehensive robotic surgery program in the Tampa Bay area now offers the latest in minimally-invasive procedures: the ability to remove a gallbladder through just one small incision in the bellybutton. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121029/DC01900 ) Dr. David F. Echevarria performed the first single site robotic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) last week at St. Joseph's Hospital's Advanced Center for...

2012-10-15 15:23:42

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- You've made the decision to have a radical prostatectomy for your prostate cancer. You've read the benefits of robotic surgery, you selected a surgeon, you've even shared the news with close friends: "I'm having robotic surgery." It sounds impressive, but what exactly does it mean? Despite explanation from your prostate surgeon, it's normal to be somewhat unclear about the procedure details. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121015/NY93169...

2012-10-11 11:26:12

NEPTUNE, N.J., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jersey Shore is proud to announce Michael Lasser, M.D. as the new medical director for the Center for Robotic Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Robotic Surgery is a breakthrough, effective, minimally invasive alternative to traditional surgery, and is revolutionizing the way physicians perform certain complex procedures. Dr. Lasser most recently completed his Fellowship training in Robotic and Laparoscopic Urologic...

2012-10-09 15:25:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Robotic prostate surgery is often favored as the next big thing in prostate cancer treatment, but its value is repeatedly called into question. Do the benefits of robotic prostatectomy surgery outweigh the expense? How much more expensive is robotic surgery? In the delicate world of prostate cancer and saving lives, at what point does price matter? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121009/NY89604 ) Dr. David Samadi, innovator of the Samadi...

2012-08-03 10:21:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally recognized Mount Sinai robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, continues to "walk the talk" with his quarterly patient newsletter. The latest issue takes a frank look at the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test and the changing face of prostate cancer screening and prostate cancer treatment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/NY51934 ) RoboticOncology.com: August 2012 Newsletter - PSA Controversy and What...

2012-07-25 06:22:59

LINTHICUM, Md., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to new data from the Prostate Cancer Intervention vs. Observation Trial (PIVOT) released today in the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Urological Association (AUA) released the following statement, attributable to the AUA Chair of Health Policy David F. Penson, MD, MPH, a prostate cancer expert at Vanderbilt University: "Though on the surface, these new data from PIVOT may imply that radical prostatectomy did...

2012-07-09 10:23:35

OWINGS MILLS, Md., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanford J. Siegel, president and CEO of Chesapeake Urology Associates, is pleased to announce that Dr. R.D. Levin has joined the practice. Dr. Levin will see patients in Chesapeake Urology's Pine Heights Medical Center and Maple Lawn/Columbia offices. He is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.). Dr. Levin treats all aspects of adult urology. His special interests are in...

2012-07-09 02:25:13

SEATTLE and ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new collaboration between Florida Hospital Celebration Health and Mimic Technologies will add the latest robotic simulation training technology to the now world-recognized Nicholson Center. The agreement will result in improved surgical training for physicians using the da Vinci robot. The da Vinci is a complex surgical device that requires advanced skill for effective utilization. The new improvements in training for the center will...

2012-06-28 06:28:16

LINTHICUM, Md., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), representatives of the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), leading advocates for the specialty of urology, issued the following joint statement: "While we strongly advocate the provision of care...

2012-06-11 10:24:11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Center, a partnership between AKSM/Oncology and Arkansas Urology, has earned the high honor of a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology. The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Center is one of only a handful of prostate-only treatment centers in United States to earn this distinction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120611/CG22394) The ACR-ASTRO seal of accreditation represents the highest...