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2010-08-05 16:00:57

Pilot study by NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia urologic surgeons reports on technology's potential One of the challenges of prostate cancer surgery is removing the cancer-affected gland without side effects. The procedure is estimated to cause long-term sexual dysfunction in half of men. Now, new published research by urologic surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center presents evidence that a new laser technology used with robotic prostate cancer surgery may...

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2010-03-02 08:55:00

Robotic surgical technology's 3-D HD view gives surgeons compensatory illusion of tactile sensation NEW YORK -- Robotic surgical technology with its three-dimensional, high-definition view gives surgeons the sensation of touch, even as they operate from a remote console. A new study describes the phenomenon, called intersensory integration, and reports that surgical outcomes for prostate cancer surgery using minimally invasive robotic technology compare favorably with traditional invasive...


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