About Robotic Prostatectomy
da Vinci Prostatectomy is the #1 choice for treatment of localized prostate cancer* in the United States, and is rapidly being chosen by more men, as well as their doctors, worldwide. da Vinci Prostatectomy is a minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgical procedure that removes the cancerous prostate gland and related structures.
Potential Benefits of da Vinci Prostatectomy
Effective Cancer Control:
Studies have shown that experienced surgeons have achieved excellent results in removing prostate cancer without leaving cancer cells behind.
Improved and Early Return of Sexual Function:
Studies have shown that most patients have a rapid return of sexual function.
Improved and Early Return of Continence:
Studies have shown that most patients have a rapid return of urinary continence.
Improved Results Over Traditional Treatments:
Patients may benefit from surgical treatment of localized prostate cancer, the established gold standard, as compared to radiation. Surgery has a higher and longer survival rate than radiation or other treatments. Surgery also has a lower risk of long-term complications than radiation treatments.
Minimally Invasive Surgery:
The da Vinci System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
Significantly less pain
Less blood loss
Shorter recovery time
A faster return to normal daily activities