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Surgery (Open Radical Prostatectomy) To Treat Prostate Cancer

Surgery to remove entire prostate gland along with the seminal vesicles and surrounding tissue.

Ideal Candidate

  • Cancer is localized to prostate gland
  • 10 plus years life expectancy, in good health

Treatment time

2-4 hours under general anesthesia, can be hospitalized for up to two weeks, catheter worn for 3 weeks, 4-6 weeks recovery at home

Laparoscopic

Prostatectomy using tiny, lighted tube with a tiny video camera inserted through 4 to 5 keyhole incisions across the mid abdomen.

Ideal Candidate

  • Cancer is localized to prostate gland
  • 10 plus years life expectancy, in good health

Treatment time

up to 8 hours under general anesthesia, can be hospitalized for up to two weeks, catheter worn for 3 weeks, 3-4 weeks recovery at home

Robot-Assisted Laparascopic RP (RRP)

A radical prostatectomy done with robotic arms guiding instruments through laparascopic ports in the patient’s abdomen while the surgeon sits at a console manipulating the movents, as seen with extreme magnification

Nerve Sparing RP

A radical prostatectomy where an attempt is made to spare the two neurovascular bundles that produce erection. May be done open, laparascopically, or robot-assisted.

Ideal Candidate

  • Cancer is localized to prostate gland
  • low grade, early stage diagnosis

Treatment time

2-4 hours, can be hospitalized for up to two weeks, catheter worn for 3 weeks, 3-4 weeks recovery at home

Risks and Side Effects of Radical Prostatectomy

  • Blood loss
  • Infection
  • Adjacent tissue/organ injury
  • Hernia
  • Conversion to open surgery (from laparoscopic or robotic)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Impotence
  • Urethrovesical anastomotic leakage
  • Post-pperative pain
  • Bladder spasms
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Penis shrinkage
  • Blood clots
  • Stricture
  • Contracture of bladder neck
  • Nerve injury
  • Rectal injury

Why Choose Hifu Prostate Cancer Institute Miami?

PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE Medical Care, 24 Hours / 7 Days Per Week:

Most medical treatments, including HIFU, are performed in brief time frame. In fact, diagnosis, arriving at a treatment decision and post-treatment care consumes the majority of patient-doctor time and care. By offering PERSONALIZED- CONCIERGE medical care, our patients have 24/7 access to Dr. Suarez.

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