Robotic Surgery

You Want The Best For Your Bits

August 22, 2023  |  Robotic Surgery  

We know that going to the doctor can be a bit nerve-racking, especially when it involves your man-zone. However, regular checkups and regular testing to catch anything going awry. As men age, prostate cancer is something to take seriously. Routine checkups can keep you on top of potential warning signs. If something alarming is seen […]

The da Vinci Method for Prostate Cancer

August 6, 2021  |  Robotic Surgery  

Surgical robotics changed the game when it first came into play in 1987. The benefits and surgical outcomes were so encouraging that robotics is now widely used in many different surgical procedures. Now, the next generation of robotics is here. “Here” meaning at Austin Urology Institute with Dr. Shaw. In the United States, only 2 […]

Don’t Stress About Prostatectomies Until Reading This

April 25, 2019  |  Enlarged Prostate  Prostate Cancer  Robotic Surgery  

Are You At Risk? At some point in his lifetime, approximately one out of nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, a disease that typically develops in older men, with about six out of ten cases of prostate cancer occurring in men aged 65 or older. A radical prostatectomy is a surgical treatment option […]

Are Robots Replacing Doctors? Da Vinci Robotics

March 7, 2019  |  Bladder  Kidney Cancer  Prostate Cancer  Robotic Surgery  

Growing Out of Modernity There has been an impressive number of medical advancements over the years, from 3D-printed organs to bionic eyes to full facial transplants. Included in that category is a classification of surgery that was named after one of the most pioneering men of our time: Leonardo da Vinci. A widely comprehensive technology […]

What’s So Rad About a Radical Prostatectomy?

January 22, 2019  |  Prostate Cancer  Robotic Surgery  

Not a laughing matter  We all joke about the ol’ ‘Turn your head, and cough’, but approximately one out of nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, and that’s nothing to giggle at. Prostate cancer is a disease that typically develops in more mature men, with about six out of ten […]

More Precision, Less Incision – Da Vinci Surgery

October 11, 2018  |  Robotic Surgery  

Nearly two decades ago, Intuitive Surgical introduced the future in modern medical practice — the da Vinci Surgery System. In 2000, the da Vinci Surgery System was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and thus, a new standard was set for minimally invasive surgery. For the world’s premier practices, the da Vinci Surgery […]

The Nuts and Bolts of Robotics

September 14, 2018  |  Bladder  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Prostate Cancer  Robotic Surgery  

Robotics. It may sound Star Wars-related or like a futuristic concept to some, but in reality robotic surgery has been around for many years. The very first robotic surgical procedure, a gall bladder removal, took place in 1987. The benefits of DaVinci robotics are so encouraging that the technique is widely used in many different […]

It Shouldn’t Be Hard to Go With The Flow

July 13, 2018  |  Bladder  Incontinence  Men's Health  Robotic Surgery  

You’ve been there multiple times in your life – arriving at an event or happening and having to track down the location of the bathroom before you even find your seat. Maybe you don’t even have to go yet, but you already know that halfway through that iced tea you’re going to be heading for […]

Trust Our Tech To Treat Your Urologic Cancer

June 26, 2018  |  Bladder  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  Robotic Surgery  

We understand how shocking a diagnosis of a urologic cancer can be. In those difficult times you deserve the best treatment. You need an experienced medical team willing to discuss the full range of treatments available to you, including surgical options. Look for a surgeon who utilizes the latest technology and provides a friendly, comforting […]

Robotic Prostatectomy Vs Traditional Procedures

September 15, 2016  |  Prostate Cancer  Robotic Surgery  

Dr. Koushik Shaw and Austin Urology Institute have been leading the way in robotic cancer surgery in Central Texas. This September, during Prostate Cancer Awareness month, it’s especially important to be aware of the dangers of prostate cancer and to know what types of treatment are available. This infographic breaks down the differences between a robotic […]

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