A 56-year-old member asked:
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which is better for prostate removal: laser or laparoscopic surgery?

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Dr. Gerardo Garcia
32 years experience General Surgery
Robotic: Robotic surgery for prostate surgery has increase in the recent years, because of better optics and great outcomes compared to open surgery and simple laparoscopic surgery.
Answered on Nov 29, 2014

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