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Robotic Surgery New Option For Prostate Cancer

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September 28, 2001
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Henry Ford Health System
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The Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital is the first center in the country to routinely perform surgery using a robotic system for the treatment of prostate cancer. With this robotic laparoscopic procedure, the patient's pain, blood loss and recovery time in the hospital and at home is significantly reduced. In addition, the procedure eliminates the large incision that is used in the traditional surgical method.

DETROIT - The Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital is the first center in the country to routinely perform surgery using a robotic system for the treatment of prostate cancer.


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Henry Ford Health System. "Robotic Surgery New Option For Prostate Cancer." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 28 September 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010928065709.htm>.
Henry Ford Health System. (2001, September 28). Robotic Surgery New Option For Prostate Cancer. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010928065709.htm
Henry Ford Health System. "Robotic Surgery New Option For Prostate Cancer." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010928065709.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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