Bournemouth Hospital to offer revolutionary prostate cancer surgery
BOURNEMOUTH Hospital is the first in Dorset to be able to offer minimally invasive surgery for prostate cancer patients.
The Da Vinci robot offers higher degrees of vision, control and dexterity than a human surgeon and will be controlled by the Trust’s consultant surgeons from an operating console in the theatre. The surgeons will be able to visualise the operation in magnified, high definition via the console and plan to offer the first procedures to patients from October.
Consultant Urologist Mr Kevin Turner said: “Until now patients wishing to have robotic surgery have had to travel to other centres, the closest being Reading, Bristol, Exeter and London, so this is excellent news for cancer patients in our region.”
The purchase has been made possible as a result of reinvesting income from private patient care provided at RBH organised through a local charity, The Bournemouth Healthcare Trust.
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