Simple Prostatectomy


Greg Lovallo, MD, FACS presents a video of a robotic simple prostatectomy done on a 72-year-old. Lovallo starts by opening the bladder, retracting the prostate with a suture. He discusses use of the 4th arm for retraction throughout the procedure. Ideas on preventing bleeding and also preventing the catheter from getting stuck in the bladder neck are also shown. Narrated robotic surgery camera video. 50 minutes. Video provided by Intuitive Surgical.