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I didn't have been battling prostate cancer now have the option of undergoing a less invasive.
Robotic surgery may have heard of that but a recent study shows that the treatment is it living up to all the hype the police according to about one study.
Here to clear up some of the confusion is an expert on robotic prostate surgery are only eighteen member doctor David some money.
-- somebody how many robotic surgeries have you personally done.
Now we're almost close -- 4000 of these cases do you know we're doing about forty to fifty of these cases a month.
To some one of the largest series in the country duke does a study.
171 samples they say that this surgery is is not living up to the hype.
You know I think didn't beat today take home message for the patient is that they have to look at this as one single institution series.
Have only a 171 pages between open and robotics so.
In two years you talking about 97 cases in two years that's not a lot of volume.
And I think they're comparing oranges and apples they're -- experience of open surgeon vs open -- -- robotic surgeon.
So you have to be really careful about what are they bringing on the table.
How much volume college experience -- they have.
In the past there has been excellent studies of single surgeons who have done enough open paid off robotics federal law decision by far.
Has led to better recovery.
Better -- cause -- common better quality of life.
-- somebody without people are missing is just uses a robot visit doctor insurgent behind that robot I and you pointed out the cameraman -- camera might be nice but the -- is in good.
Like ours is fantastic.
-- it's not gonna be a good job.
You're absolutely right I think it's not about the role but it's the experience of the surgeon behind this.
It's really off to the patient Bryant to go that extra mile and a fine.
Who is the best doctors this is we're talking my surgery -- we're removing the prostate it's quality of life we're talking about sex like we're talking about content is.
You want to find the best person someone whose trade in oncology quest -- publicist who does this surgery is the surge are running true three wounds of the same time.
And is only -- -- part of it or is he really dedicated from the beginning to the end.
Volume matters you gonna do at least your -- -- You've added to your surgeon should do at least a 150 to two -- surges a year or more right.
Smart surgery dot com there's a lot of information on Smart -- surgery dot com and people can go in.
As of today we're going to do free consultation.
For anybody with prostate cancer own mind I personally will tell -- exactly what's the best treatment options for sounds good -- money it was great to see you nice to see it all right and in the ground and of course you're behind judging -- you go -- the guy apps about.
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