Robotic Prostatectomy is the treatment of choice for localised prostate cancer. It is a minimally invasive approach to prostate cancer surgery. Robotic prostatectomy, also known as Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (RALP).
This minimally invasive approach, in which your surgeon utilizes the latest in computer and robotic technologies, is ideal for delicate urologic surgery. It is ideally suited for Radical prostatectomy ,where in addition to removal of prostate gland containing the tumor it is essential to preserve the nerves that closely surrounds the prostate gland that is essential for urinary and sexual function. da Vinci Robotic system is a state of art surgical tool helps to achieve this goal of preserving the sexual and urinary function after prostatectomy.
Potential benefits of da Vinci Surgery over traditional open surgery, includes
- Less blood loss
- Shorter hospital stay
- Faster recovery
- Enhanced visualization and surgical precision
- Reduced risk of a positive surgical margin
- Possibly improved cancer control rates
- Possibly earlier return of continence
- Possibly earlier and more complete return of sexual function