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-- this California can tell you about this morning for men -- had prostate surgery.
Alarming new research suggests that it doubles prostate surgery does the risk for men needing a second follow up surgery and in some cases.
Can also lead to more medical problems down the road Petraeus right now to shed some light on this is Fox News medical -- teams doctor David some money and prostate surgery is something you have specialized -- -- -- your senior exactly the right guided news.
This is and alarming statistic for a lot of people that if you've had prostate surgery in the past and and it was a number years ago that they did the study.
You might need a follow up surgery.
Yeah this is a study that said base on a large population -- coming from on -- Canada.
And as you mentioned this was -- during the period of 1993.
-- really has nothing to do with what has been going on in the last decade and all -- -- new invention with the technology -- robotics.
What they've found was.
That if you have to -- -- you have about 5% chance of incontinence and -- or you may need other surgeries but the bottom line is at the end of the day I always have the patience.
Just like real estate where you have location location location right when it comes to surgery it's experience experience and experience as you as a patient and a consumer.
You have to choose wisely so way if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer you really need to sit down with your doctor and a -- -- what is.
His or her experience how many of these cases do you do what kind of results you have.
Who does that operation you one of these -- they go from room to room and it's like a similar launcher or are you going to do my entire surgery and the follow -- so.
We learn a lot from this study also what they found was that if you're older if you're over 65.
Or if you are going to have radiation before after surgery.
You may have more of these issues so bottom line.
Choose your doctor safely because it's a very complex operations plus didn't and you touched on this the fact that you know -- You're doing a lot of robotics right now which is minimally invasive compared to the -- way they used to do this so you gotta figure going forward.
This number may actually go down yes it's a very good point that you bring it up but again Steve we want to be very careful because technology in the hands of experienced surgeon is an art.
You can save those nerves you can be -- can have great sexual function.
They can have good -- control save technology in the hands of someone who doesn't have the experience can result of bad outcome and that's one of the reasons why.
We have this new site that we can really help a lot of that's right if you got questions directly for Dick de doctor somebody about this go to Smart dash surgery.
Dot com and he will answer it himself it's a free online consultation -- any patients with prostate cancer and you would hear from was.
To clear there has been so much discussion about -- PSAs.
so will be happy to help once again Smart dash surgery dot com you've got this might think her eyes to see.
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