Robotic vs. Open Prostatectomy- What is the Truth


In his second presentation before the April, 2016 meeting of the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, Karolinska Institutet Professor and Senior Physician Dr. N. Peter Wiklund talks about the major cancer killer among men in Northern Europe- and what it means to Indian surgeons.
“It is the operation that actually introduced the Robotics to the world,” says Wiklund, who also states that the robot assisted radical prostatectomy has been, “studied the most, comparing Open and Robotic procedures.” He cites statistics from a Karolinska study of 4000 Swedish patients, most of which show favorable advantages to using robotics.

Urology, Wellbeing