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Conditions treated with robotic-assisted urological surgery include:
When non-surgical treatments are not an option, robotic-assisted urological surgery may offer an innovative, high-quality alternative. Robotic-assisted surgery minimizes post-operative pain, allowing people to return to normal daily life quicker than for those who have open surgery. Robotic-assisted urological surgery also offers equal cancer cure rates.
Our urological surgeons use the da Vinci robotic surgical system, a proven and industry-leading technology. That system, combined with our urological surgeons’ expertise, provides the best possible outcomes for patients’ comfort and care. Our urological surgeons have performed hundreds of robotic-assisted surgeries over the last decade.
Robotic-assisted urological surgery is often preferred when surgery is intricate or complex. It allows surgeons to make smaller incisions and be more precise. Magnified, high-resolution 3D images help surgeons better visualize the treatment area and give them more control over procedures.
Studies show robotic-assisted urological surgery provides patient outcomes that are equal to or better than open surgery. The benefits include:
People who have robotic-assisted urological surgery usually stay overnight in the hospital. In some instances, they may stay two nights in the hospital after robotic-assisted urological surgery.
Some individuals who have robotic-assisted urological surgery will have some restrictions after surgery. Your physician will give you specific instructions following your procedure. The restrictions may include: