• Simultaneous rectal and prostate surgery with da Vinci


    Posted on 13 Jun 2019

    The da Vinci robotic system at Mediclinic Durbanville is once again in the spotlight, with what appears to be a world first on the system. During April, Dr Gawie Bruwer,

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  • Robotic surgery offering extended to 10 state sector patients


    Posted on 3 Mar 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


    Posted on 2 Mar 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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