Urologic / Prostatectomy
Facing any kind of urologic surgery creates a great deal of anxiety for most men.
Among your concerns is: "Will my body function normally following surgery?" Traditional open urologic surgery - in which large incisions are made to access the pelvic organs - has been the standard approach when surgery is warranted. Yet common drawbacks of this procedure include significant post-surgical pain, a lengthy recovery and an unpredictable, potentially long-term impact on continence and sexual function.
da Vinci Surgery, a minimally invasive approach that utilizes the latest in surgical and robotics technologies, is ideal for delicate urologic surgery. This includes prostatectomy, in which the target site is not only tightly confined but also surrounded by nerves affecting urinary control and sexual function.
Learn more about the minimally invasive urologic surgical procedures performed at WakeMed.
Learn more about the da Vinci Surgical System.
Learn more about using the da Vinci Surgical System for urologic surgeries.