The 1990's were a groundbreaking period for minimally invasive prostate surgery, or laparoscopic urology surgery. Advances in the field occurred at a rapid pace as technology and technique united to open new worlds of possibility for minimally invasive surgery. Urologists in the section of Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery are continuing to be at the forefront of minimally invasive patient care, research and education. Techniques in robotic and laparoscopic surgery that have been developed and perfected in the laboratory and pioneered in the operating rooms have become the gold standard of urology practice, employed in everything from prostate cancer surgery to adrenal surgery .
Urologists here at Cleveland Clinic are currently utilizing the latest technologies and techniques with both robotics and laparoscopy to achieve terrific results. Surgeons are utilizing robotics and laparoscopy to reduce blood loss, preserve erectile function and reduce the lengths of stay for their patients.
Laparoscopy in the Limelight
The Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute offers a wide range of laparoscopic and robotic techniques for a variety of conditions. Please click on the links below to learn more about some of the procedures we are currently performing on a routine basis, including laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and robotic prostatectomy.
Learn about the latest advances in laparoscopic partial kidney surgery.
Learn more about this cutting-edge surgery for removal of prostate cancer.