Leaders in da Vinci ® Robotic Prostatectomy Surgery

Five Years ago when robotic surgery was introduced Dr. Kahn saw an opportunity where his patients could take advantage of an innovative option to manage prostate cancer. He was excited then; and still is about the minimally invasive procedure called Robotic Prostatectomy.

Dr. Kahn, and the rest of the URO-Surg Associates team, are proud to be leaders in the treatment of Prostate Cancer utilizing the latest and most advanced technology, da Vinci ® Robotic Prostatectomy; treating patients throughout the greater Plantation, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida areas.

What Is da Vinci ® Prostatectomy?

Finding out you have prostate cancer may be one of the hardest things you’ve faced. That’s why it’s important to learn the facts about your condition before choosing the best path forward.

You may also want to ask your doctor about how the nerves around your prostate gland can be protected. These nerves help to control urinary and sexual functioning.

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Know Your Options

Having surgery to remove part or all of your prostate is called a prostatectomy. This can be done as an open surgery (through one large incision) or as a minimally invasive surgery (through a few small incisions). da Vinci® Surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery.

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Why da Vinci Prostatectomy Surgery?

The da Vinci System features a magnified 3D HD vision system and special instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human hand. These features enable surgeons to operate with enhanced vision, precision, and control.

da Vinci Prostatectomy offers the following potential benefits compared to open surgery:

  • Lower positive surgical margin rates
  • Faster return of erectile (sexual) function
  • Better chance for return of urinary continence within 6 months
  • Less blood loss or need for transfusion
  • Lower risk of complications
  • Lower risk of wound infection
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less chance of hospital readmission9
  • Fewer days with catheter
  • Less risk of deep vein thrombosis

da Vinci Prostatectomy offers the following potential benefits compared to traditional laparoscopy:

  • More patients return to pre-surgery erectile function at 12-month checkup
  • Faster return of urinary continence
  • Lower risk of complications
  • Better nerve sparing rate
  • Shorter hospital stay

Over the past 20 years, the da Vinci System has brought minimally invasive surgery to more than 3 million patients worldwide. da Vincitechnology – changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.

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Plantation, FL 33324

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Dr. Paul R. Kahn
A Leading Robotic Surgeon

Prostate cancer is among the most alarming diagnoses for men, conjuring visions of physical decline and sexual dysfunction. But the good news is that if the disease is diagnosed early, it can be cured with reasonable prospects for a healthy existence and a fulfilling sex life after appropriate intervention.

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