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Robotic-Assisted Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer

When medication and other non-surgical treatments fail to relieve symptoms, surgeons at Atrium Medical Center can treat a broad range of conditions that affect the organs of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder and urethra) and the male reproductive organs.

Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Prostatectomy

Minimally-invasive, robotic-assisted surgery at Atrium Medical Center is ideal for delicate urologic surgery. This includes prostatectomy — removal of the prostate gland to treat cancer — in which the target site is not only tightly confined, but also surrounded by nerves affecting urinary control and sexual function. Using a surgical robot, the surgeon has a better tool to spare surrounding nerves, which may enhance both recovery and clinical outcomes.

Compared to traditional open surgery for prostate cancer, robotic-assisted surgery provides the potential for:

  • A faster recovery
  • Better cancer control
  • Faster return of erectile function
  • Improved chance for return of urinary continence

Robotic-Assisted Pyeloplasty for Urinary Tract Disorders

The Atrium Medical Center uses a minimally-invasive approach to treat urinary obstruction. This robotic-assisted surgery, known as pyeloplasty, removes the blockage in the urinary system. During this surgery, the healthy part of the kidney is reattached to the healthy part of the ureter — the narrow tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.

Learn About Robotic Surgery 

Premier Health Library

The Premier Health Library offers a wealth of information about minimally-invasive surgery. Learn about conditions, treatments, how to prepare for surgery, and much more.

These Atrium Medical Center locations offer Surgery Services.
Outpatient Surgery at Bidwell Surgery Center
Surgery at Atrium Medical Center
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