Minimally Invasive Robotic Prostate Surgery by Augusta's Most Experienced da Vinci Urologist
If you have prostate cancer, your physician may recommend the removal of the prostate gland, a surgery known as radical prostatectomy. Just a few years ago, that would have required a 4-6 inch incision, often resulting in substantial blood loss and occasionally a lengthy recovery.
But Medical Center at Augusta University offers a less invasive option known as da Vinci Prostatectomy. What's more, Medical Center at Augusta University staffs a urologist who has performed more da Vinci Prostatectomies that any other area surgeon.
Benefits of da Vinci Prostatectomy
The Robotic Surgical System allows surgeons to see vital anatomical structures more clearly and perform more precise procedures. This is important for prostate surgery because the prostate gland is tightly confined and surrounded by nerves that affect urinary control and sexual function. By sparing surrounding nerves, robotic surgery may enhance both your recovery and clinical outcome. Benefits include:
Shorter hospital stays
Less blood loss and fewer transfusions
Possibly less pain
Possibly less risk of infection
Possibly quicker return to normal activities
Schedule an online appointment now or call (706) 721-2273 (CARE) or 800-736-CARE (2273) to speak to a member of our CARE team. Emergencies are generally seen within 48 hours.