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Do you know what is Robotic Surgery?

Do you know what is Robotic Surgery

The da Vinci System is used by surgeons worldwide for prostatectomy and other urologic procedures. da Vinci is a minimally invasive approach that uses the latest in surgical and robotics technologies and is beneficial for performing complex surgery. da Vinci is a state-of-the-art surgical system that features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and special wristed instruments designed to take ...

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Robotic Prostatectomy

Robotic Prostatectomy

Robotic Prostatectomy is the treatment of choice for localised prostate cancer. It is a minimally invasive approach to prostate cancer surgery. Robotic prostatectomy, also known as Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (RALP). This minimally invasive approach, in which your surgeon utilizes the latest in computer and robotic technologies, is ideal for delicate urologic surgery. It is ideally suited for Radical prostatectomy ...

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Kidney Stone Causes

Kidney Stone Causes

The main cause of kidney stones is a lack of water. Stones commonly have been found in those that drink less than the recommended eight to ten glasses of water a day. When there is not enough water to dilute the uric acid (component of urine), the pH level within the kidneys drops and becomes more acidic. An excessively acidic ...

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What is Urinary Incontinence?

What is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. Though it is more likely to occur in individuals who are older, it is not an inevitable part of the aging process. Rather, urinary incontinence is a medical condition that can be treated. Urinary incontinence is twice as likely to occur in women than in men due to the structure of the ...

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Stress vs. Urge Incontinence

Stress vs. Urge Incontinence

Stress Incontinence A person who experiences leaks of urine while making small movements, such as sneezing or laughing, may be experiencing stress incontinence. This type of incontinence is more common in women, although it can occur in any gender. It occurs after bladder muscles weaken and are no longer able to close the bladder as tightly as they once could. ...

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Artificial Urinary Sphincter

Artificial Urinary Sphincter

An artificial urinary sphincter is the only device that closely simulates the function of a biological urinary sphincter. An artificial urinary sphincter is reserved for treatment of complex or severe stress urinary incontinence. Patients with intrinsic sphincter (urinary valve) dysfunction include Men who have undergone Radical retro pubic prostatectomy (including laparoscopic or robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy) Radical perineal prostatectomy, Transurethral Resection of ...

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Penile prosthesis implantation

Penile prosthesis implantation

Penis prosthesis is a medical device approved by FDA in treatment of erectile dysfunction which requires a surgical procedure. Indications- Erectile dysfunction of unknown cause Failure of erectile dysfunction  to improve or resolve naturally Failed medical management of erectile dysfunction. Implanted during reconstruction of penis. Penile prosthesis implantation is normally only considered when less invasive medical treatments have been exhausted ...

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Water & Stone disease

Water and Stone

Kidney stones are a common condition affecting about 10% of the population in developed countries at least once in an individual’s lifetime. Recent trends show an increase in stone prevalence. The role of dietary habits, including fluid intake, has a great implication in stone development. Chronic dehydration from different causes such as working in a hot environment or physical exertion ...

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Apollo to Use Surgical Robot

Apollo to Use Surgical Robot

Tirupati: The Apollo hospital, Chennai, has introduced latest trends in urology by adopting surgical robot. Disclosing this to newsmen here on Sunday, urologist of Apollo hospital Dr K. Ramesh, said the robotic surgery has ten times magnification, precision and 3D vision in surgical procedures compared to the laparoscopic, endoscopic and open surgeries. This will facilitate for minimally invasive procedures in ...

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Robotic Surgery Helpline – launched in Sri Lanka

Robotic Surgery Helpline – launched in Sri Lanka

Kick starting the week-long initiative on world cancer day, February 04, 2013; Apollo hospitals aims at creating awareness about the advantages of robotic surgery as a better treatment for cancer as it is more precise, comfortable and has the best clinical outcome for treatment of cancer. As part of the initiative, workshops will be conducted across Apollo hospitals in Delhi, ...

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