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Mumbai’s Kokilaben hospital unveils robotic arm for surgeries (Lead) (With Image)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) The Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute here set another benchmark in advanced medicare by introducing da Vinci robotic surgery Sunday.Inaugurated by an eminent ... Read more...

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Laser technology treats man with enlarged prostate


June 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In a life saving procedure using the latest laser technology, a team of doctors here treated a 75-year-old patient whose prostate gland had enlarged 23 ... Read more...

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Non-invasive extenders better than surgery for men who want longer penis


April 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that non-invasive methods are better than surgery when it comes to penile lengthening.An Italian review found that penile extenders are more successful than techniques ... Read more...

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Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Experts at Henry Ford Hospital have found that robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe over the long term, with a major complication rate of less ... Read more...

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Surgeon DaVinci meets anaesthetist McSleepy in first all-robo operation


October 20th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): In the world's first all-robotic operation, surgical robot DaVinci and anaesthesia robot, nicknamed McSleepy performed a surgery on a prostatectomy patient at the Montreal General Hospital."Collaboration between DaVinci, ... Read more...

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Surgery effective for aggressive prostate cancer patients


September 28th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Surgery provides high survival rates for patients with aggressive prostate cancer, found a new study.The study is one of the first to focus exclusively on the outcomes after ... Read more...

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Statins usage after prostatectomy lowers cancer recurrence: Study


June 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Men who use statins to lower their cholesterol are 30 percent less likely to see their prostate cancer come back after surgery, as compared to men who do ... Read more...

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‘Watchful waiting’ often best strategy for low-risk prostate cancer


June 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study suggests that active surveillance or watchful waiting might be a suitable treatment option for patients with prostate cancer that has a low risk of progression. ... Read more...

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Agra meet to discuss robot use in urology treatment


January 31st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 31 (IANS) Use of robots and computers for surgery on patients with urological problems will be discussed at an international conference on advances in urology, to be held in the ... Read more...

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Chemo-radiation combo may avert prostate cancer recurrence


November 5th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Radiation therapy, in combination with chemotherapy before prostate removal, has been found safe for cancer patients and may reduce the risk of recurrence, say researchers.The research team from ... Read more...

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Blood vessels could predict how prostate cancer would behave


November 4th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Blood vessels in prostate cancer could act as predictor of how it would behave, say researchers at The Ohio State University and the Harvard School of Public Health.The ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist’s technique for better urinary continence after prostatectomy


September 4th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist, Vipul R. Patel, has found that the periurethral suspension technique leads to increased urinary continence rates at 3 months following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP).RALP ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘ups prostate cancer recurrence risk’


August 14th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A new study, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has shown that obesity increases risk of prostate cancer recurrence for both blacks and whites.Study's lead author Jayakrishnan Jayachandran, M.D. ... Read more...

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Younger men with advanced prostate cancer survive less


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) While younger men with prostate cancer face a low risk of dying early, those having its advanced forms do not live as long as older men with similar ... Read more...

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Agent Orange exposure ‘raises prostate cancer recurrence risk’


April 21st, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people who have been exposed to Agent Orange, a herbicide and defoliant used during the Vietnam War, are at an increased risk ... Read more...

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Pre-surgical stress management sessions improve men’s mood, quality of life


April 7th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that brief stress management sessions prior to and immediately after surgery may have both short- and long-term benefit for men undergoing a radical ... Read more...

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High cholesterol levels can also raise prostate cancer risk


September 19th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): Researchers from Duke University have revealed that cholesterol plays a crucial role in the development of prostate cancer.They suggest that men can decrease their risk of developing ... Read more...

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Biomarkers that may help predict prostate cancer recurrence identified


June 18th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Scientists from University of Texas Southwestern have identified seven biomarkers that may help predict prostate cancer recurrence in patients after surgery.Biomarkers are proteins circulating in a patients ... Read more...

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Prostate surgery need not mean loss of potency


February 27th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Men who lose their prostates after surgery need not despair - there's a new tool to help them retain their potency. The tool, which is currently undergoing ... Read more...

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Urinary dysfunction troubles men most after prostate removal


February 1st, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 31 (ANI): While most men who have their prostate removed to cure prostate cancer cite sexual dysfunction as the most common side effect after surgery, a University of Florida researcher ... Read more...

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Mismatched’ prostate cancer treatment more common than believed


November 26th, 2007 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 26(ANI): A study has revealed that mismatched prostate cancer treatment is more common because of the inability and discomfort of people to discuss pre-existing urinary, bowel or sexual problems ... Read more...

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Surgery may be the best option for prostate cancer patients


November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
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