Prostatectomy before-after

Preparation for prostatectomy via robot-assisted laparoscopy

The minimum delay between conducting prostate biopsies that have led to the diagnosis of prostate cancer and prostatectomy by laparoscopy assisted by the Da Vinci robot is around 6 weeks. Prostate biopsies can lead to a local inflammatory reaction that is better resorbed. Moreover, a certain amount of time is required for the completion of

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operation de la prostate sous coelioscopie

What are the indications of radical prostatectomy?

The radical prostatectomy is ideally suited to patients still “young”, in good general condition and carrying a cancerous tumor that the data collected by the preoperative assessment make it possible to hope localized, intracapsular. The patient’s age is therefore an important criterion for assessing the indication of surgery. The natural history of prostate cancer tells

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Methods of treatment of prostate cancer and secondary risks

Prostate cancer treatments are likely to alter the sex life of patients, but there are solutions that limit these effects (discussed in another chapter). The patient must therefore be followed as a result of these treatments, in order to allow the best management of their side effects. Main methods of treating prostate cancer The treatment

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Remedial radiotherapy after prostatectomy failure

By Dr Elie HADDAD Oncologist Radiotherapist – Center HARTMANN Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in humans over 50 years old with 70,000 cases in France and 9,000 deaths a year. Its treatments include external radiotherapy, brachytherapy, ablatherm or active monitoring, but prostatectomy remains the most frequently proposed. After surgery, adjuvant or catch-up radiotherapy may

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Prostate cancer treatment with the CyberKnife System

By Dr. Elie Haddad Oncologist Radiothérapeuthe – HARTMANN Centre Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men over 50 years, and there was little to three main treatment options: surgery, brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy. In recent years, appeared the CyberKnife treatment, such as brachytherapy, uses targeted radiation precisely and at very high doses,

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External radiation therapy for prostate cancer

By Dr. Elie Haddad Oncologist Radiothérapeuthe – HARTMANN Centre   Prostate cancer is the most common human cancers over 50 years in France with 70 000 cases and 9000 deaths annually. It often develops slowly and can currently be early diagnosed by a physical examination and a blood test (PSA, prostate specific antigen). The processing

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Active surveillance Protocol for early (localized) Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer can be discovered at an indolent stage, not involving the vital or functional prognosis of the patient. In the case of indolent prostate cancer, the immediate active treatments might not be appropriate due to many side effects induced without enhancing patient’s survival or quality of life. ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE could be an interesting option

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Curative Treatments of Prostate Cancer

Curative treatment of prostate cancer is intended for patients with a prostate tumor that has remained localized in the gland, without having spread out into the capsule. The patient has the choice between several methods of treatment, the advantages and the disadvantages according to the particular case will have been explained to the patient by

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