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Worldwide Medical Insurance News: Robot-assisted prostate cancer surgery 'has better outcomes'

Using robots to help perform prostate cancer surgery has become commonplace and is more effective, a study has found.

The investigation, which was led by experts at Henry Ford Hospital's Vattikuti Urology Institute (VUI) and published in the medical journal European Urology, found using these innovations to aid in the treatment of prostate cancer has a higher success rate than open surgery.

Furthermore, it is more popular in the US than other traditional interventions, the research found.

Researchers analysed 11,889 patients who underwent a robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and 7,389 individuals that were treated with an open radical prostatectomy (ORP).

In a study that could impact the medical choices of

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