A prostatectomy is the surgical removal of the prostate gland and is the most widely used treatment for prostate cancer today in the US.
If your doctor recommends prostatectomy, you may be a candidate for robotic-assisted prostatectomy, one of the most effective, least invasive treatment options that is quickly becoming the preferred treatment for removal of the prostate following early diagnosis of prostate cancer. This robotic surgical platform translates your surgeon’s hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of instruments inside your body. It is minimally invasive, performed through a single small incision, and offers patients the following potential benefits:
For more information, please contact:
Susan Bryce, ACNO
Director of Surgical Services at Crestwood Medical Center
One Hospital Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801