Below are summaries of Robotic Surgery patient stories at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Click on the headline to read the whole story.
Larry Matheny wanted three things from his prostate cancer surgery: First, to be cancer free. Second, to have normal bladder function. And third, to retain sexual function.
Thanks to New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Robotic Surgery program, the region’s only, and the da Vinci S robotic surgical system, he got them.
A busy grandmother of three, Lou Greer always prided herself on her good health. A visit to her doctor, however, briefly challenged that perception.
“I was shocked when I learned I had uterine cancer,” said the then 68-year-old Wilmington resident. “I’d always thought of myself as healthy and active.”