Benefits of Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer is one of the most common cancers in men in India. Prostate Cancer begins in the prostate gland, a part of the male reproductive system. It is closely positioned to the penis, seminal vesicles, and testicles. With age prostate tends to increase in size, which can sometimes lead to cells growing out of control, causing tumours to form, which can lead to difficulty urinating, blood clots and infection.
After getting the diagnosis, patients often ask us about the course of treatment. Well, the key to the successful treatment of prostate cancer is early detection and removal of the tumor through surgical intervention. Being the best Robotic cancer surgery hospital in Pune, our first recommendation is also surgery. Though it is not the only option, surgery is a great way to treat prostate cancer. It can be done through open surgery, laparoscopic surgery or robotic surgery. In all three cases, the prostate gland is removed and then replaced with a prosthetic implant. Choosing Robotic Surgery among other options is good for most patients.
WHAT IS ROBOTIC PROSTATECTOMY?
Robotic Prostatectomy is a surgical procedure that uses robotics and minimally invasive techniques to remove the prostate gland through a few keyhole incisions. The robotic system provides real-time imaging of the surgery, which allows for improved visualization of critical structures, such as nerves and blood vessels, during the removal of the prostate gland. Robotic Prostatectomy has been used for decades with great success. At Galaxy Care Hospital, one of the best cancer hospitals in Pune, we use Da Vinci Robot to perform robotic surgeries. It helps surgeons to perform robotic prostatectomy in a shorter time with minimal risk to the patient. It also helps reduce errors and increase efficiency, which leads to improved patient outcomes.
BENEFITS OF ROBOTIC SURGERY FOR PROSTATE CANCER
Small keyhole incisions are made over the skin of the patient near the prostate region. These small incisions are then used to insert minimally invasive instruments that have a camera attached for the internal reproductive system’s visibility.
Reduced Tissue Damage
The prostate gland is located in the interiors of the pelvis. It is also surrounded by the rectum, venous complex, and sphincter muscles that control urination and nerves essential for sexual functions. In traditional prostatectomy, it is difficult to differentiate the adjacent blood vessels, muscles and veins near the prostate gland. Any damage to these vital structures during surgery can result in erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence and more. Robotic Prostatectomy minimizes these challenges by providing a clearer vision into the surgery area.
Less Painful, Faster Recovery, Minimal Blood Loss
Robotic surgery is less painful than traditional surgery. It allows more precision in surgery than traditional surgeries do, which means that patients also have shorter recovery times and a lower chance of complications. Blood loss is minimal due to keyhole incisions. The need for blood transfusion during or after surgery is rare. In most radical prostatectomy cases, patients get a discharge in 1-2 days after surgery. The post-operative pain is minimal and can be controlled by a few painkiller doses within hours of surgery. Make sure you choose the best cancer surgeon in Pune for the surgery.
IS ROBOTIC PROSTATECTOMY SUITABLE FOR ALL?
It’s important to note that Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery is not an option for all patients with prostate cancer – there are certain restrictions based on your age and other health conditions.
The eligibility of robotic prostate cancer surgery is determined by the following factors:
- Being sexually active
- An average life expectancy of 15 years or more
- Having a normal urinary function
ROBOTIC PROSTATECTOMY AT GALAXY CARE HOSPITAL
When it’s about Robotic Prostatectomy, choose the best cancer hospital in Pune, choose Galaxy Care! Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar, the renowned Medical Director of Galaxy Care Hospital, has been the leader and pioneer of Laparoscopic and Robotic Cancer Surgeries in India. Our institute is also the first in India to perform Robotic Cancer Surgery in all branches of surgical specialities. We have the world’s best Da Vinci Robot, fully equipped operation theatres, and experienced Oncosurgeon and oncologist in Pune to help you get the right Robotic Prostatectomy surgery on time!
Do not delay your cancer treatment, book your appointment today!