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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Mark Allen, M.D. Specializes in Robotic, Laproscopic and Traditional Surgery

Dr. Mark Allen, M.D. of North Dallas Urology Associates located in Plano, Texas has been providing urologic evaluations, treatments and surgical services in the North Texas market for over 15 years.  Dr. Allen is committed to staying current on technological advances that enable him to provide his urology patients with cutting-edge treatments and non-invasive surgical [...]