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What Are My Prostate Cancer Treatment Options?

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer now have many treatment options available to them, including radiation, surgery, and drugs that stop the growth of the prostate cancer. With so many choices, all of which have their own benefits and risks, choosing the best prostate cancer treatment can be difficult. … Continue reading

Dr. Kaplon brings Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery to Sarasota

A new category of surgery, enabled by theda Vinci Surgical System, is being used by an increasing number of surgeons worldwide for prostatectomy and other urologic procedures. Dr. Daniel Kaplon in Sarasota, FL is specially trained forda Vinci Urology procedures including: da Vinci Cystectomy da Vinci Partial Nephrectomy da Vinci Pyeloplasty da Vinci Radical Prostatectomy This minimally invasive approach, … 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 to help your doctor perform a more precise operation than conventional surgery. … 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. Theda Vinci Surgical System uses state-of-the-art technology to provide gold standard treatment, … Continue reading

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

Studies show that, compared to open surgery, experiencedda 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 recoveryand 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. … Continue reading