Chapter 12: Mt. Sinai Robotic Oncology Prostatectomy Program Growth and Team Success

Dr. David B. Samadi, Chief of Division of Robotics and Minimal Invasive Surgery for Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discusses the procedures of the Robotic Oncology group at Mount Sinai. Mt. Sinai, surgeries take about 1 to 1.5 hours, hospital stay is 1 day, and the catheter stays for 5-7 days. Recovery is faster, typically within 1 month. Unlike any other previously discussed modality, within 1 to 1.5 months, the patient knows if they are cancer-free moving forward. PSA levels should be zero.

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