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Is There Sex After Robotic Prostate Surgery? Yes - If You Choose the Right Surgeon and Procedure
Date:5/9/2011

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robotic prostatectomy and prostate cancer treatment expert Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, says a return to a normal sex life can be achieved after robotic prostate surgery. Thanks to the nerve-sparing feature of his signature surgical technique, a majority of men (85%) recover their potency within one year of the procedure. "To me, it's unacceptable that once men have survived the threat of prostate cancer, the trauma of prostate surgery, and have resumed their normal life activities, to then have to deal with sexual performance problems," said Samadi. "This is not a full return of a man's quality of life, which is why I try to reassure my patients that regaining sexual function after proper prostate cancer treatment is a reality."

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Quality of life is extremely important to Dr. Samadi. He credits his SMART Surgery Technique (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) for allowing him to offer the ultimate trifecta in prostate cancer treatment. "The trifecta includes a 97% cancer cure rate, 96% recovery of continence and 85% recovery of sexual potency within 1 year," said Samadi, who has performed more than 3,300 successful robotic surgeries in his practice at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Samadi is confident that his novel SMART Surgery allows patients a greater chance of recovering their continence and sexual function. However, he does acknowledge cases where this is not p
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