There is a way to limit potential Legal Liabilities in RARP Surgeries. Using standard of care technology in any surgical procedure may minimize litigation exposure if something goes wrong. Not using standard of care technology potentially opens a variety of liabilities for hospitals and surgeons. Vital nerves are often in harm’s way during cancer surgery. […]
Prostate Cancer Community Organizations
Coping with prostate cancer is a journey, one that requires willpower and strength. But it’s crucial to remember that no prostate cancer patient is alone — for everything that he is going through, there are patients and survivors out there who have faced the same challenges and emotions. It’s important to find information and support, […]
Nerve Sparing or Nerve Guessing?
For approximately 50 percent of men facing prostate cancer treatment, sexual dysfunction is one of the most troubling potential side effects, according to the University of California, Irvine. But the main concern for men is urinary incontinence. Often, when patients ask their surgeons about the side effects of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) surgery, and how […]
The New Standard of Care: Nerve Monitoring
Nerve monitoring has been the standard of care in numerous surgical procedures for over two decades — radical prostatectomies aren’t one of them. For patients to stand the best chance of pre-operative levels of urinary continence and sexual function after prostate surgery, they must ask their surgeons to use nerve monitoring or find a surgeon […]