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Prostate Cancer Treatment in Israel - Dr. David Samadi Presenting at Rambam Hospital

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Rambam Health Care Campus has joined the elite group of world-class hospitals performing operations by means of the da Vinci surgical robot. Rambam's surgeons watched live video of the groundbreaking operation performed by Dr. David Samadi, a world leader in robotic radical prostatectomy surgery.

Mr. Shalom Katz, a 72-year-old Haifa resident, is Israel’s first patient at Rambam to have undergone a prostatectomy by means of the new, sophisticated robot.

Dr. David Samadi is Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, and is considered the world's leading expert in the removal of prostate tumors. "I am very proud and privileged to be part of this groundbreaking news in Israel," said Dr. Samadi. "Israel’s first robotic prostate surgery was a great success.”

The patient's spouse, Mrs. Dina Katz, commended Dr. Samadi on the results of the minimally invasive surgery and said that both she and her husband felt very confident in Dr. Samadi’s care. Dr. Samadi, along with leading surgeons from Rambam Health Center, stressed the many advantages of robotic surgery, including fewer infections, less blood loss and a reduced risk of damage to sexual potency and urinary continence.

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* The benefits of robotic surgery cannot be guaranteed as surgery is both patient and procedure specific. Previous surgical results do not guarantee future outcomes.

Bill O., New York, USA

“NO ONE HAS TO DIE OF PROSTATE CANCER EVER AGAIN! The hospital and Dr. David Samadi are the BEST! They saved my life with no pain, no strain. They can do the same for you!

Dr. Theodore Lazzaro, USA

As medical director of Aestique® Medical Center & Spa, Dr. Theodore A. Lazzaro’s main goal is simple: to improve the quality of life for his patients. And now as a prostate cancer survivor, he shares these goals with the surgeon who saved his life.

Ezra R., Israel

שמי עזרא אני בן 51 והתגלה אצלי סרטן ערמונית לפני שמונה חודשים.מהרגע שהסרטן התגלה הבנתי שיש הרבה שיטות טיפול והיה מאד קשה להחליט על צורת הטיפול והנושא הצריך לעשות שיעורי בית יסודיים.

M. M., New York, USA

"My surgery consisted of arriving at the hospital on Monday morning, surgery shortly after and going home the next day. I could not believe how good I felt".