prostatectomy

  • Robotic surgery offering extended to 10 state sector patients

    CSI

    Posted on 3 March 2018

    While awaiting pre-meds ahead of surgery to remove his prostate gland, Cape Town builder John Vraagom shared a few jokes. “My job is to build walls: I keep skelms out of your house,” he laughed. “Now tell me more about the robot that is going to cure my cancer!” 

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  • Mediclinic again pledges commitment to the public health sector

    CSI

    Posted on 2 March 2018

    All sides played their part in the latest chapter of the ongoing public-private partnership between Mediclinic and the Department of Health. Private urologists and other specialists offered their pro-bono services to perform life-saving prostatectomy surgeries on 10 patients from Tygerberg Hospital, using the innovative da Vinci robotic surgical system at Mediclinic Durbanville.

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