At GAMC, surgeons are using the da Vinci® Surgical System to perform prostatectomy. A da Vinci® prostatectomy is a
robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery that is quickly
becoming the preferred treatment for removal of the prostate
following the early diagnosis of prostate cancer.
A prostatectomy is
performed with the assistance of the da Vinci® Surgical System—the
latest evolution in robotics technology. The da Vinci® Surgical
System enables surgeons to operate with unmatched precision and
control using only a few small incisions.
Benefits and Risks
Da Vinci® prostatectomy offers many potential
- Significantly less pain
- Less blood loss
- Fewer complications
- Less scarring
- Shorter hospital stay
- Faster return to normal daily activities
As with any surgery, there are certain risks involved in da
Vinci® prostatectomy. Be sure to ask your doctor about all your treatment options, including the risks and benefits.
If you are a candidate for prostate surgery, call (818)
409-8100 for help finding a surgeon who performs the
right surgery for your needs.