Latest Robotic prostatectomy Stories
Surgeons at St. Mary's Hospital will perform a live minimally invasive robot-assisted prostatectomy surgery for treating prostate cancer using a da Vinci(R) Surgical System on www.OR-Live.com. The da Vinci(R) is the most innovative surgical option available to treat prostate cancer.
"There's simply no question that robotic prostate surgery is the future and I was so happy to answer questions and share my expertise with cancer patients and doctors who are curious about the procedure," said Dr.
By SEAN PATRICK NORRIS Staff Writer Baltimore Washington Medical Center is investing $1.7 million in the latest version of a robotic surgeon designed to bring new clarity and dexterity to delicate operations.
By TOM KOENNINGER It is the place where da Vinci works, and it might be mistaken for science fiction, except it is real. Picture this: The room is hushed and darkened except for illuminated points of blue on equipment, and a bright operating light, glowing like a full moon, over the patient.
SARASOTA, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Diagnostic Center for Disease -- "There is currently no convincing evidence that early screening, detection, and treatment improve mortality.
By Felice J. Freyer; Journal Medical Writer A costly new device at Miriam Hospital makes tricky surgery easier and may reduce side effects. * * * PROVIDENCE - In the operating room at Miriam Hospital, five people surround the patient, draped and unconscious on the table.
Having a surgeon with four arms is one of the advantages of the latest robotic technology now being studied at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Although minimally invasive prostate removal aided by a robot can lead to less blood loss, shorter hospital stays and fewer complications, there is no evidence that the procedure improves cure rates, according to a new technology assessment.
Keyhole or "laparoscopic" surgery for obesity can be safely performed with a completely robotic approach, new research indicates. Whether this represents a real surgical advance or just a more expensive way of doing things, however, is hotly debated.
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