da Vinci Surgery
In the days and weeks leading up to your surgery, you will need to start preparing yourself, both mentally and physically. Any surgery can be stressful, but with enough preparation, much of your anxiety will go away. Educating Yourself One of the best ways to prepare yourself for surgery is by learning about the surgical [...]
Robotic minimally invasive prostatectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System by Dr. Eric Diner in St. Petersburg Florida.
If your doctor recommends surgery for a kidney disease such as kidney cancer, you may be a candidate for a minimally invasive, kidney-sparing surgery. A surgical technique called partial nephrectomy removes only the diseased part of your kidney while sparing the healthy, functioning kidney tissue. The da Vinci Surgical System uses state-of-the-art technology to [...]
Minimally invasive surgery has a proven success rate. The 15-year prostate cancer survival rate increases from 87% to 92% when choosing surgery instead of radiation. To understand the risks and benefits, schedule a consultation appointment with Dr. Diner by calling (727) 824-7146.
St. Anthony’s Hospital’s New Robotics Surgery System Offers More Treatment Choices for Kidney Cancer Patients
Procedure Can Give Cancer Patients a Better Chance to Preserve Kidney Function ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (Dec. 14, 2011) – St. Anthony’s Hospital has enhanced its robotic surgery capabilities with an imaging technique that allows surgeons to better visualize and assess anatomy. Integrated fluorescence imaging actually illuminates an organ to allow a surgeon to better identify [...]
Demystifying the process of robotic surgery. This 1 million dollar device is drastically reducing the healing time and compounding the skill level of surgeons around the country. Of the physicians who perform robotic surgery, the urology field was an early adopter. Here at Diner Robotic Urology, Dr. Diner has been performing robotic surgery longer than [...]
New research suggests that doctors will perform better with robotic assistance.
With a 3-D view and greater dexterity, the da Vinci surgical robot offers many advantages. Find out more information about da Vinci Urologic Proceedures.