Before I had my robotic prostate surgery, I had heard/seen some amazing stories about how fast certain guys were returning to work. It sounded almost too good to be true, or maybe they were just cherry picking the best case scenarios. But what is more typical – what is more reasonable?
Well, I had my prostate removed by a urologist with the assistance of a da Vinci robotic system, and all I can really talk about is what happened to me. In my case, I wanted to take my time – heal properly and not set any records.
First of all, the robotic method is designed to be less invasive, meaning less cutting, less blood loss. Instead of an open incision […]