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Robotic Urologic Surgery

February 26, 2009

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 several days in the hospital.  But now doctors are using minimally invasive robots to perform this operation.