Posts Tagged ‘continence’

URO TODAY: Robot-assisted surgery for prostate cancer is now the preferred method in the US, where a study says its benefits outweigh other methods. READ MORE>

While cost remains a valid criticism to the robotic technique, some of the additional expenditure is offset by improved convalescence, fewer medical complications, and decreased morbidity.

Data with follow up approaching 10 years demonstrates equal if not superior outcomes with respect to continence, sexual and oncological factors.

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URO TODAY: A technique for restoring the position of the urethra during radical prostatectomy – using a suture with a figure-of-eight knot – restores continence more quickly. READ MORE>

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