Items tagged as "robotic surgery"
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue. Though oral cancer previously appeared predominantly in elderly patients with a history of tobacco and alcohol use, it's increasing in younger patients: 30- to 50-year-old nonsmokers [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Eric Moore explains how robotic surgery is helping to reduce the complications with oral cancer surgery. To listen, click the link below. Robotic Surgery for Oral CancerCreated by Admin
Robotic surgery is nothing new. But in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we learn how far it's come. To listen, click the link below. Robotic Bladder SurgeryCreated by Admin
A new Mayo Clinic study found that the use of transoral robotic surgery for the treatment of tonsil and base of tongue cancers is safe, effective and enables faster recovery times. The results of this research were even more positive than we expected. We found great advantages to using transoral [...]Created by Admin
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Medical Treatment Mayo Clinic Dr. Igor Frank discuses prostate cancer including screening and diagnosis of the disease. Dr. Frank also describes treatment options for patients with prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer Surgical Treatment Mayo Clinic Dr. Igor Frank discusses three surgical treatment options for patients with [...]Created by Admin
With benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, the main symptom is the need to make frequent trips to the bathroom. It's a common condition that men develop as they age. In extreme cases, complications such as painful bladder stones can develop. Traditional treatment for these cases meant a big incision and [...]Created by Admin
The total hospital cost of mitral valve repair surgery is similar whether performed through small port incisions using robotic equipment or via the conventional open-chest method. A Mayo Clinic study of 370 patients found the decrease in cost over time was associated with systems innovation efforts designed to decrease the economic footprint [...]Created by Dana Sparks