Robotic Prostate Surgery  QA
Robotic Surgery Director Dr. Mohamad Allaf discusses Johns Hopkins' prostatectomy program, including the Brady Urological Institute's robust robotic experience, prostatectomy pioneer Dr. Walsh, and unique post-operative care provided at Hopkins. For more information: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/urology Questions answered: 1. Describe what you do. (0:11) 2. How many prostatectomies are performed each year at Johns Hopkins? (0:24) 3. How many robotic prostatectomies are performed each year at Johns Hopkins? (1:01) 4. Why does volume matter -- don't most hospitals perform these same procedures? (1:40) 5. Now that Dr. Patrick Walsh has retired, how has his work influenced the new generation of urologists? (2:15) 6. How important is the nursing and post-operative care in the recovery of patients with prostate cancer? (2:55) 7. How is the Hopkins approach to prostate surgery unique? (3:35) 8. What else makes our program unique? (4:20)