Prostatectomy

Treatment Options

In the early 1990s, roughly 30% of prostate cancer patients in the United States were treated by surgery, 30% by radiation, and 20% by watchful waiting. (Most of the rest were treated with a combination of therapies). In Europe, by contrast, watchful waiting constitutes the […]

Robotic Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy

Discharge Instructions for 
Robotic Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy 
(Removal of prostate due to prostate cancer) The patient may eat a normal balanced diet once passing gas or bowel movement is appreciated. He should refrain from constipating foods but otherwise, has no restrictions. I recommend small frequent […]

Complete Prostatectomy Packet

Frequently Asked Questions Pre-operatively How long does the operation take? 
Barring unusual circumstances, the operation takes approximately 1.5 to 2.5 hours in the hands of Dr. Weeks. Do I need to donate my own blood for the surgery?
 As we have only transfused less than […]