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

da Vinci Surgery compared to Open Surgery

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 Continence

Recent studies show more patients have full return of urinary continence within 6 months as compared to patients having open surgery

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less blood loss
  • Less need for blood tranfusion
  • Lower risk of complications
  • Lower risk of wound infection
  • Fewer days with catheter
  • Less pain
  • Faster recovery and return to normal activities

Faster Return of Erectile Function

Studies show patients who are potent prior to surgery experience a faster return of erectile function than patients who have open surgery.

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