Patients who opt to use the da Vinci system for their robotic prostate surgery typically resume a normal lifestyle within 1 to 2 weeks following the procedure, states Florida Hospital Global Robotics Institute. However, ... More »

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Da Vinci prostate surgery has an array of benefits, including shorter recovery time, limited fluid build-up, less pain and less bleeding. The Da Vinci surgery is often prescribed for patients with prostate cancer, notes ... More »

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The recovery time following a prostate biopsy is several days, according to Mayo Clinic. Most people feel slight soreness or experience some light rectal bleeding or blood in the stool or urine for a few days following t... More »

Da Vinci prostate surgery has an array of benefits, including shorter recovery time, limited fluid build-up, less pain and less bleeding. The Da Vinci surgery is often prescribed for patients with prostate cancer, notes ... More »

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The recovery period for prostate surgery, or more commonly radical prostatectomy, can take between 10 to 14 days, although long-term recovery may take longer, according to the American Cancer Society. Restriction of some... More »

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Urinary incontinence is a relatively common side effect of prostate surgery, according to WebMD. Urinary incontinence can also be caused by radiation treatments for prostate cancer. More »

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Patients prepare for prostate surgery by showering with a Hibiclens solution one day before and the day of the surgery, according to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Patients cease alcohol intake, eat a light diet... More »

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