robotic surgery

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By uclahealth • May 27, 2022

Oral Cancer Patient Story - Robotic Surgery Testimonial: Robotic Surgery for Oral Cancer “I will be forever grateful for the team. I cannot recommend them enough. Dr. Saint John, Mensa, Dr. Reza, Dr. Chhetri…everyone!!!!” —Deena Walking into meet the cancer surgeons that would potentially perform a very tricky surgery could be a very [...]

By uclahealth • August 4, 2020

Like all doctors, surgeons need to stay abreast of their field, but for them, doing so is complicated by the need to learn – and be adept at using – constantly evolving surgical technologies. They need a place to learn in a non-life-and-death situation. That’s where UCLA’s CASIT [...]

By Enrique Rivero • August 3, 2016

Ilija Sakota's left kidney was removed due to cancer in 2004. Last year, his right kidney was diagnosed as cancerous.

By uclahealth • October 3, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgLml5k9xUI   lija’s Story - Partial Nephrectomy using Advanced Robotic Surgery Ilija Sakota's left kidney was removed due to cancer in 2004. Last year, his right kidney was diagnosed as cancerous. "This news about cancer in my right kidney, it hit me," Sakota says. Losing his remaining kidney [...]

By uclahealth • September 20, 2013

While shooting on location in Australia, Carey Melcher sensed something was wrong. But the 55-year-old Los Angeles-based commercial producer is the first to admit that he responded the way many men in his situation do: by ignoring the problem and hoping it would go away.

By uclahealth • February 4, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXAuo9DGyRA   Pelvic-organ prolapse is a fairly common condition that affects some 50 percent of all women in the United States as they age. For Pam McFarlane, the feeling was like "your internal organs are about to fall out onto the sidewalk." The problem occurs when the [...]

By uclahealth • September 21, 2011

“The first thing we thought was, ‘Oh my gosh, I hope this is not the C-word,’” says Angela Lomeli about her son, Alex, age 5. “That was the scary part.”

By uclahealth • January 1, 2003