Posts Tagged ‘urology’

1,000th robotic prostate cancer surgery procedure performed at the Lister

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The team behind the Lister’s Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, which opened in December 2008, has carried out its 1,000th prostatectomy procedure using robotic surgery.  This places the centre as one the largest services in the country.   The surgery carried out by the team also includes full and partial removal of kidney, bladder removal […]

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1,000th robotic prostate cancer surgery procedure performed at the Lister

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Recently the team at the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, which opened in December 2008, undertook its one thousandth prostate removal using Da Vinci Robot.

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World expert in robotic surgery operates at the Lister

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Dr Karel Decaestecker, a world expert in robotic bladder cancer surgery, visited the Lister last week to share his skills and expertise with Trust consultant Nikhil Vasdev and the urology team. Together they performed two cystectomies and advanced urinary reconstruction techniques robotically on bladder cancer patients. Dr Decaestecker is the head of clinic for the […]

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World expert in robotic surgery operates at the Lister

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Dr Karel Decaestecker, a world expert in robotic bladder cancer surgery, visited the Lister last week to share his skills and expertise with Trust consultant Nikhil Vasdev and the urology team. 

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Lister surgical team gains national recognition for training quality

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

The Trust’s urology service has been recognised by the Royal College of Surgeons as being a national centre within the NHS for robotic urology surgery training. Based at the Lister hospital in Stevenage, the Hertfordshire Robotics Centre is the first in the country to be given such recognition for the training of future surgeons and […]

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