Robotic Urology Surgery
More prostatectomies are performed at St. Luke's Hospital than any
other hospital in the state. Removing the prostate with the da Vinci
Surgical Robot allows your doctor better accuracy. The result for you?
Faster recovery, better cancer outcomes, and improved sexual function
and urinary continence.
Why choose a robotic urology surgery? The advantages for patients
who choose a robotic prostatectomies compared to traditional methods
- Better urinary control
- Less nerve damage to maintain sexual function
- Significantly less blood loss
- Less pain
- Faster recovery, with minimal time in the hospital
- Smaller incisions
Considering a prostatectomy? Get a second opinion and speak with
Iowa's best robotic surgeons to find out if robotic surgery is for you.
Simply fill out a form and a specialist will be in touch to discuss your individual case.
Learn more about the da Vinci Prostatectomy.
First in Iowa to Perform Single Port SP Robotic Surgery
St. Luke's is the first hospital in the state to perform surgeries using the Single Port SP Robot. The state-of-the-art technology of the SP robot paired with its innovative design – which enables surgeons to enter the body through one small abdominal incision before deploying the robot's surgical instruments – improves patient outcomes and recovery time. Currently, the SP Robot is only FDA-approved for urologic surgeries.
Watch this video to learn more about da Vinic SP, which performs single site robotic surgery for urology procedures only at St. Luke's.