Positive Feedback on da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Dr. Mark Allen, urologist serving the communities of Plano, Frisco and Dallas, Texas, recently offered some current reviews and feedback from specialists who have performed da Vinci robotic surgery, as well as patients who have undergone the robotic prostatectomy and other da Vinci related surgeries. To read the article, please visit this link or view the information below.

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Dr. Mark Allen, MD, Dallas, TX Urologist, 972.612.8037, offers the following da Vinci Robotic Surgery feedback and reviews.  These reviews were collected and written by Intuitive Surgical—the developers of the da Vinci robotic system based out of Sunnyvale, CA.

Why da Vinci® Robotic Surgery?

“The potential payoffs [of the da Vinci Surgical System] are impressive: Smaller incisions, less pain, fewer infections and other complications, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery, even improved odds that the outcome of the procedure will be a success.”   U.S. News & World Report

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“The precision and flexibility of this type of computerized system will allow us to do things we haven’t even thought of yet.”     Dr. William Kelley. Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, VA

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“Once you see the way patients recover, there is just no way you want to go back to larger incisions….”  Douglas A. Murphy, M.D., Cardiac Surgeon Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA

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“This is a significant milestone to minimize the trauma of surgery.”   Dr. Craig Smith. Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

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“Robotic assisted surgery is safe and effective, and is a new reality for American surgery.”  Mark A. Talamini, M.D. et al”A Prospective Analysis of 211 Robotic Assisted Surgical Procedures,” Surgical Endoscopy

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“As a trained surgical oncologist, the da Vinci System has allowed me to offer my patients a better cancer operation with improved clinical outcomes.”    Thomas E. Ahlering, M.D., Associate Professor of Urology; Director, Urological Oncology University of California Irvine Medical Center

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“In my experience, robotics allows for greater surgical precision which leads to improvements in cancer control, potency and urinary function.”  Mani Menon, M.D., Director, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System

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“After … deciding upon a radical prostatectomy, I quickly did extensive research regarding my options. When I discovered information about the procedure using the da Vinci Surgical System, I was convinced that this was the only option for me. I was back to work after four and a half weeks and even played racquetball after six weeks.”     da Vinci Prostatectomy patient, aerospace design engineer

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“I was home maybe three days [after coronary revascularization surgery] when I went shopping at the grocery store.”     69 year-old da Vinci Coronary Revascularization patient

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“I have not taken a Tylenol throughout the entire process…”     da Vinci Prostatectomy patient

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If you live in the Plano, Frisco and Dallas, Texas area and would like more feedback on da Vinci robotic surgery, or would like to determine if you are a candidate for a prostatectomy, please contact the office of Dr. Mark Allen.

(972) 612-8037

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