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Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer May Offer No Benefits Over Regular Surgery

Robotic prostate surgery may be no more beneficial than a conventional operation, a randomized trial has found. In robotic surgery ... researchers randomly assigned 163 men with localized prostate can... read more

First trial of robotic vs. non-robotic surgery for prostate cancer finds both achieve similar outcome at 3 months

The first randomised controlled trial to directly compare robotic surgery with open surgery for patients with localised prostate cancer finds that robotic ... Centre for Clinical Research, Brisbane, A... read more

Prostate surgery under the microscope

Australian researchers are investigating whether surgical robots used in a quarter of prostate cancer operations deliver better ... is heading a world-first randomised control trial comparing robotic ... read more

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Prostate cancer testing: has the bubble burst?

Clearly, there is understandably immense concern about prostate cancer. In 2014, 3,102 Australian men died from the disease ... 300 million to just build a proton beam facility), or in robotic surgery ... read more

Unreported robot surgery injuries open new questions for FDA

“If I had known there were other people who had injuries, I would never have done this surgery,” said ... for head- and-neck and prostate cancer. Still, few robotic operations have been studied in lar... read more

Move Over November: Movember is Here!

The National Cancer ... prostate cancer, from understanding how aggressive their cancer is and providing the highest quality surgery (nerve sparing robotic prostatectomy), and radiation therapy (brach... read more

PSA screening is a public health disaster, says cancer doc

Much of the discussion around health care reform, whether in Australia or the US, seems to be based upon an assumption that more medicine is better. Prostate cancer screening ... much-hyped and very e... read more

Health briefs: Diabetics and flu shots

The numbers come from an analysis based on a very large pool of people, about 1 million adults, 45 and older, from the United States, Western Europe and Australia ... 163 men with localized prostate c... read more

Intuitive Surgical's (ISRG) CEO Gary Guthart on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

General surgery growth was led by hernia repair and colon section, while mature procedures in the United States particularly across the discectomy outperformed our expectations predominantly due to ma... read more

Fantastic Voyage

HALF a century ago, in a film called “Fantastic Voyage ... robots that are used to perform remote surgery on wounded soldiers near the battlefield. Da Vinci robots are now regularly used to carry out ... read more

No benefits to robotic colorectal surgery, study says

It is used mostly for prostate, kidney and rectal ... The question is whether robotic surgery fulfils the hype, not to mention the expense. A large trial of the robots used in rectal cancer compared t... read more

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