Dallas Urologist Discusses Robotic Prostatectomy Impotence Risks

“Prostate cancer treatment has made great strides in the last decade with the introduction of the robotic prostatectomy.  Impotence and incontinence risks may be reduced by prostatectomies that are performed by robotic surgery,” says Dallas urologist Dr. Mark Allen.   There are numerous prostate cancer treatment options available today. If surgical removal of the prostate [...]

Dr. Mark Allen, Plano, Texas Urologist, Chosen as a Best Doctor in Dallas 2011 by D Magazine

DALLAS, Tx. (Dec. 1, 2011) — Dr. Mark Allen, MD, a urologist in Plano, Texas, was recently selected as a Dallas Top Doctor by D Magazine.  The D Magazine “Best Doctors in Dallas 2011” is a renowned selection of physicians and pediatricians in the greater Dallas area who are chosen based on a peer-review voting [...]

Male Urinary Incontinence Treatment Options

The percentage of men that suffer from urinary incontinence is estimated to be lower than the percentage of women who suffer from it, but it is as equally serious and embarrassing for both. Urinary incontinence is the accidental leakage of urine. It is a condition that plagues men and women of all ages, but is [...]

Prostate Cancer Treatment using Robotic Prostatectomy

Prostate cancer is cancer that begins in the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is not commonly found in men less than 40 years of age, though it is not altogether impossible. Prostate cancer can strike any male for a number of varying reasons. Men who have had prostate problems in the past, who have a family [...]

da Vinci Prostatectomy and Calypso Radiation Therapy

As one of the DFW Metroplex's leading providers of innovative prostate cancer treatments including da Vinci Prostatectomy and Calypso Radiation Therapy, Dr. Mark Allen of North Texas Urologists in Plano, TX discusses prostate cancer symptoms and prostate cancer treatment options. Prostate Cancer: The "Prevalent" and "Inconspicuous" Cancer Prostate cancer is the leading cancer for men [...]

What To Expect with a Robotic Prostatectomy

If you are considering a da Vinci Prostatectomy to treat your prostate cancer, here is what you can expect from initial appointment to follow-up care. 1. Initial Appointment Typically, your primary care physician will check your PSA levels in your blood workup during your routine check-up.  If your laboratory results show an “elevated PSA”, you [...]

Treating Prostate Cancer With Robotics – CNN Report

Surgical side effects cut with robotics ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN, Aug. 5 2008) -- As 3D images illuminate the viewfinder, a joystick delicately maneuvers a pair of robotic arms. It may sound like a video game, but Dr. Nikhil Shah is actually performing cancer surgery. In this case, the surgeon is removing a man's prostate gland. [...]