The #1 surgery choice of US physicians for localized prostate cancer* is now available at Decatur Memorial Hospital using the unmatched precision of the da Vinci® Robotic Surgery System. This minimally invasive, robotic assisted surgery, called Prostatectomy, removes the cancerous prostate gland.
The potential benefits of the da Vinci® Prostatectomy are:
- Effective Cancer Treatment:
Studies have shown that experienced surgeons have achieved excellent results in removing prostate cancer without leaving cancer cells behind.
- Improved and Early Return of Bladder Control:
Studies have shown that most patients have a faster return of urinary control.
- Minimally Invasive Surgery:
The da Vinci® System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
Additional patient benefits may include:
- Significantly less pain
- Less blood loss
- Less scarring
- Shorter recovery time
- A faster return to normal daily activities
For more information, contact the DMH Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at 217-876-2558.
Video: Prostate Cancer
This surgeon performs Robotic Prostatectomy