Prostate Treatments And Robotic Surgery (Part 1)

Prostate Treatments And Robotic Surgery (Part 1)


About the Video: Surgical robots are being increasingly used to lend a helping hand to surgeons as they treat a variety of medical conditions, including those caused by prostate cancer. In this two-part program, Dr. Michael Naslund and Dr. James Borin discuss the diagnosis and wide range of treatment options available for prostate cancer as well as those options available to treat benign (non-cancerous) prostate enlargement. Specific topics covered in part one of this two-part interview include: The prostate gland and its function Benign prostate enlargement Symptoms of an enlarged prostate Medical treatment for enlarged prostate Radio frequency treatment - TUNA procedure Laser treatment Prostate cancer - risks Prostate cancer symptoms Cryosurgery (freezing) Radioactive seeds Chemotherapy Determining best treatment for prostate cancer About the Expert: Dr. Michael Naslund is a urologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and director of the Maryland Prostate Center. Dr. Naslund is also a professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Related Links: Prostate Treatments and Robotic Surgery (Part 2) Dr. Michael Naslund The Maryland Prostate Center UMMC Robotic Surgery Program Prostate Health Guide Distributed by Tubemogul.

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