Prostate is located under the bladder sitting on the pelvic floor with important neighboring structures. The nerves alongside both sides of the prostate capsule are important for erection. In addition, muscular structures ensuring urinary continence are in close relationship with both the urinary bladder and the prostate. During prostate cancer surgeries, it is one of the most important points not to damage those surrounding structures. The main purpose here is to get rid of all cancer tissues by preserving the sexual and continence mechanisms.
Despite the high maneuvering and visual capacity of the robot, the experience of the surgeon and the teamis still important for a successful completion of surgery. Technical differences are all important in order to foresee the possible side effects many years later.