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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Minimally Invasive Surgery for Prostate Cancer

After a prostate cancer diagnosis, there can be a lot of information to take in. The path you and Dr. Kaplon decide to take for treatment depends on certain factors including the stage of the cancer, your age, and your prostate-specific … Continue reading

Minimally Invasive Solution for Urinary Obstruction

When facing a urinary obstruction, you may be a candidate for the minimally invasive approach – da Vinci ® Surgery for Urinary Obstruction. This surgery, known as pyeloplasty, removes the blockage in the urinary system. da Vinci ® Surgery uses state-of-the-art technology … Continue reading

da Vinci Offers Minimally Invasive Procedure For Kidney Disease

When suffering from kidney disease, you may be a candidate for a minimally invasive, kidney-sparing surgery. A surgical technique called partial nephrectomy removes only the diseased part of your kidney while sparing the healthy, functioning kidney tissue. The da Vinci Surgical System … Continue reading

More U.S. men choose da Vinci Surgery than any other treatment for prostate cancer

Studies show that, compared to open surgery, experienced da Vinci surgeons achieve better cancer control – lower positive margin rates. Positive margin rates are a measure of cancer cells left behind – lower is better. Better Chance for Return of Urinary … Continue reading