Navigation Links
Robotic Surgery Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Determines Live Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgeries During Israel Trip A Success
Date:12/29/2010

NEW YORK, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David Samadi, the Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, wrapped up his groundbreaking trip to Israel with the completion of six successful robotic prostate cancer treatment surgeries. Via these prostate cancer surgeries, three of which were televised live, Samadi demonstrated his SMART technique (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) to 50 Israeli urologists, who were invited to attend and learn his robotic surgery skills.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101223/NY21903 )

Dr. Samadi performed the very first SMART surgery robotic prostatectomy ever at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, northern Israel, utilizing the hospital's newly acquired da Vinci robot. "The surgery has now moved Rambam to the forefront of world-class hospitals that offer prostate removal with the da Vinci surgical system," said Samadi. Working closely with Dr. Jack Baniel of the Rabin Medical Center Petah Tikvah, Israel, and Dr. Jacob Ramon of Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer Hospital, Tel Aviv, Samadi launched this international effort to mentor colleagues in Israel on his SMART Surgery Technique and share his surgical skills.

Dr. Samadi, a pioneer surgeon in the field of robotics, performed all six robotic prostatectomies, with a minimal amount of blood loss, in less than two hours each. The surgery at Rambam was the first SMART surgery technique ever performed in Israel. Rambam Medical Center serves as a referral center for eleven hospitals in the Tel Aviv region, unifying all fields of medical science and employing a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment – an approach that Samadi readily identifies with.

"I undertake robotic surgery with an open traditional and laparoscopic background, and in treating my patients, I take into account many different factors when prescribing prostate cancer treatment," said Dr. Samadi, whose website www.roboticoncology.com is a clearinghouse of prostate cancer and robotic prostatectomy information. "Robotic surgery allows 97% of my patients to regain urinary control, and 85% to regain sexual function and it helps me perform better with superior visual accuracy and a bloodless field."

Dr. Samadi also performed another live surgery at Tel Hashomer on Christmas Day, which was televised live on Fox News at 10:45 am EST on Saturday, December 25th.  Samadi was excited to share his knowledge with the urologists in Israel during this weeklong educational trip. He said, "The future was brought to Israel today."

To view videos related to Dr. Samadi's trip to Israel, please visit the links below, or visit his website at www.roboticoncology.com for additional background information:

"SMART" Robotic Prostate Removal Surgery Comes to Israel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ff4ho-iRnk

State of the Art Prostate Cancer Treatment Brought to Israel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkMiZRPm5do

Dr. Samadi Performs Rambam's First Robotic Prostatectomy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rovI6ofxgsCONTACT: Dr. David B. SamadiVice Chairman, Department of UrologyChief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive SurgeryThe Mount Sinai Medical CenterPh: 1-855-DRSAMADI1-212-241-8779RELATED LINKS http://www.smart-surgery.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE www.RoboticOncology.com
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Robotic Surgery Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Travels to Israel to Perform a Live Robotic Prostatectomy
2. Meet Dr. Robot - Dr. David B. Samadi, MD Revolutionizes Robotic Surgery and Prostate Cancer Treatment With His SMART Technique
3. Robotic Prostatectomy Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses Prostate Cancer Staging and Prostate Cancer Recurrence Study
4. New York Robotic Surgery Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses New Findings that Hormone Therapy May Increase Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer
5. Robotic Prostatectomy Expert Dr. David Samadi Talks About Big Strides in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer - Mortality Rate Declines 45%
6. Robotic Surgery Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses FDA Warnings on the Effect of GnRH Agonists
7. Cardicas Automated Anastomosis Systems Featured at Advances In Robotic And Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Meeting
8. Upstate New York Laboratory Robotics Interest Group (LRIG) to Host Free Symposium and Exhibition
9. Robotic Prostatectomy Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses Prostate Cancer Treatment Drug Abiraterone
10. Health Robotics Expands Operations Into Bosnia, Croatia, Finland, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia
11. 100,000th Patient Treated With Accurays CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... PHOENIX , Dec. 8, 2016 A ... by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to ... State University.  The grant will seek ... NeuroEM,s head device, which utilizes electromagnetic waves to treat ... of this novel technology to possibly treat other neurologic ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016  Economic growth in the ... purchasing and supply management executives in their December 2016 ... the economic recovery that began in mid-2009, as indicated ... Business ® . The manufacturing sector is optimistic ... in 16 manufacturing industries, and the non-manufacturing sector indicates ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016  Hanson Research, an innovative ... testing and diffusion testing instruments for the pharmaceutical ... Teledyne Instruments, Inc. ("Teledyne"). The move is designed ... precision testing instruments, as well as expand resources ... new products and services. Logo - ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/8/2016)... MA (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... California ... in medical payments per workers’ compensation claim in 2013 and 2014, according to ... Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) . , According to the study, medical payments per claim ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... The ... from offices headquartered in Hamilton County, is embarking on a charity drive with ... in finding new homes for orphaned or neglected senior dogs in the Cincinnati ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Payne, AL (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 ... ... offering insurance and financial consulting services to residential and commercial clients in the ... awareness and support for Nobis Works. , Since 1977, Nobis Works has built ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... , ... Kenall Manufacturing, a leader in sealed healthcare lighting for more than ... multi-function, sealed, LED luminaire that meets the needs of everyone in the patient room ... , A 2’ x 4’ model features four modes: reading, ambient, standard and ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 07, ... ... it has acquired Presence Technology, S.L. (“Presence”) for a purchase price of ... adjustments and other considerations. Presence’s annual revenue is approximately $13.2 million. Headquartered ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):