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Prostate Videos

IntroductionsThe basics of robotic radical prostatectomy; what the equipment does and how the procedure is carried out by fully-trained laparoscopic surgeons

About the ProstateHow decisions are made about your treatment from initial diagnosis to multidisciplinary discussion of your scan and other investigations before a final decision is made about treatment

What Can You Do For YourselfSome simple measures which will prepare you for surgery and allow you to obtain optimum results (e.g. losing weight, stopping smoking and leading a healthy lifestyle)

Just Before The OperationWhat to expect in advance of your surgery and what measures will be instituted when you arrive in hospital for your operation

Pelvic lymph node samplingLaparoscopic, sampling of the pelvic (obturator) lymph nodes to determine whether there has been spread of the tumour, prior to removal of the prostate gland for cancer

Re-joining the urethra to the bladderRobot-assisted surgery allows accurate placement of sutures to join the bladder back to the urethra after removal of the prostate. A catheter (visible at times in the video) is inserted across the join when it is complete

After The OperationWhat to expect in hospital once the operation has been performed, including advice on the early days after discharge from hospital

Returning HomeAdvice on what to expect when you get home, recovery time and important instructions on what you can and should not do in the post-operative period

Finding Out About The Results Of SurgeryThe prostate will be examined carefully by pathologists and the results will then be collated by the multidisciplinary team who will contact you to let you know the results

Follow-Up VisitsWe have a specific protocol for how patients are followed up and what tests are done at each visit; this allows careful audit of our results and allows us to refine our surgical techniques if necessary

What Happens If I Need More Treatment?Some patients may need further treatment after surgery (e.g. radiotherapy) if all the disease has not been removed or if there are signs of tumour recurrence at a later stage

HoLEP technique part one Cambridge Urology PartnershipSome patients may need further treatment after surgery (e.g. radiotherapy) if all the disease has not been removed or if there are signs of tumour recurrence at a later stage

HoLEP technique Part 2 Cambridge Urology PartnershipThis video shows the second stage of HoLEP, or holmium laser resection of the prostate. This is a type of laser prostate surgery.

HoLEP technique Part 3 Cambridge Urology PartnershipThis video shows the third stage of HoLEP, or holmium laser resection of the prostate. This is a type of laser prostate surgery.

Three months after HoLEP surgery Cambridge Urology PartnershipThe 4th part of a series of videos showing the HoLEP procedure. Here the appearences of the prostate cavity 3 months after the prostate has been removed is shown.

High power holmium bladder stone destructionThis video shows high power holmium bladder stone destruction.

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Kidneys Videos

Rigid ureteroscopy and laser stone fragmentationA film showing how rigid ureteroscopy and laser stone fragmentation is carried out. A stone lodged in the ureter is broken using a laser and the fragments removed

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