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2011-06-08 13:17:00

NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapid adoption of robotic prostatectomy in the US is leading more men to choose surgery as their primary treatment for prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the annual American Urological Association meeting and co-authored by Dr. David Samadi. Interestingly, this finding occurred amid a national decrease in prostate cancer incidence. "This means that more surgeons and hospitals are adopting robotic surgery technology and more...

2011-05-26 14:18:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new prostate cancer study published in the New England Journal of Medicine comparing surgical treatment to "watchful waiting" revealed important findings for patients newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and currently debating their treatment options. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/NY09899 ) Two of the most commonly offered clinical options for early prostate cancer treatment today are "watchful waiting" and radical...

2011-05-17 16:01:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David B. Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City appeared on Fox News to discuss a new study on prostate cancer treatment published by the New England Journal of Medicine. As a member of Fox News' Medical A-Team, Samadi was encouraged by the study results with regards to prostate cancer treatment. "The study shows a definite survival...

2011-05-09 15:09:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robotic prostatectomy and prostate cancer treatment expert Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, says a return to a normal sex life can be achieved after robotic prostate surgery. Thanks to the nerve-sparing feature of his signature surgical technique, a majority of men (85%) recover their potency within one year of the procedure....

2011-05-04 14:40:00

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robotic prostatectomy and prostate cancer treatment expert Dr. David B. Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, appeared on FOX-NY's Good Day New York to discuss the successes of robotic surgery in prostate cancer treatment, and the benefits it has over other treatment options, making robotic surgery a preferential method for prostate cancer...

2011-03-16 07:00:00

MIAMI, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicholas C. Lambrou, M.D., FACOG, of Miami Gynecologic Oncology, will present a seminar focusing on the latest advancements in robotic assisted gynecologic oncology surgery with David Kushner, MD, of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. Dr. Lambrou will present to surgeons and surgeon's assistants about minimally invasive procedures performed laparoscopically and robot assisted. His unique operative technique utilizes the latest technology...

2011-03-10 15:17:28

A new study conducted by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and Yale School of Medicine shows that when hospitals acquire surgical robotic technology, men in that region are more likely to have prostate cancer surgery. The study, "The Association between Diffusion of the Surgical Robot and Radical Prostatectomy Rates", was published this week in the online edition of the journal Medical Care. "The use of the surgical robot to treat prostate cancer is an instructive example of an...

2011-03-08 15:45:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jan des Bouvrie, the renowned Dutch interior designer and host of the famous makeover design show "TV Woonmagazine" is back in Netherlands at his design studio, Het Arsenaal, having had a successful salvage robotic prostate removal procedure done after previous radiation therapies failed to eliminate his prostate cancer. With his life back to normal, he remembers with comfort the care he received from Dr. Samadi and his dedicated surgical team at The...

2011-03-08 14:54:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland and published in Cancer Epidemiology and Biomarkers, statistics suggest a strong link between a male individual's Body Mass Index (BMI) and the likelihood that they will develop aggressive, high-grade prostate cancer. Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York...

2011-02-17 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study, experience in robotic surgery is only obtained after the procedure has been performed more than 1,600 times. Researchers claimed this volume is what is required in order to successfully remove all prostate cancer cells surrounding the tumor. This comes as no surprise to Dr. David B. Samadi, a robotic prostatectomy and prostate cancer treatment expert, as well as Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and...


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