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New Robotic Procedure Offers Patient Relief and Faster Recovery

Dr. Julien Dagenais and Dr. Mark Jones of The Urology Center of Colorado performed the first robotic-assisted ileal conduit urinary diversion with cystectomy at Swedish Medical Center in November, 2018. Brianna Robinson, the first patient at Swedish Medical Center to receive this new minimally invasive procedure, suffered from interstitial cystitis, or IC, a very painful

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2018 Shave Off – 11/2/18

November is National Men’s Health month and you can show your support by shaving and growing a beard during the month. TUCC Foundation has partnered with Swedish Medical Center to provide free shaves on Friday, November 2nd. FREE VALET IS AVAILABLE When: November 2nd, 10:00am to 2:00pm Where: Swedish Medical Center – 501 E. Hampden

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At Swedish, Robotic Technology Helps Surgeons and Patients

“Robotic technology greatly elevates the level of care we can provide patients,” says Dr. Montoya. “Studies show that the surgical outcomes are just as good as traditional surgery, while the benefits of minimally invasive procedures are much greater.”   Read Dr. Montoya’s, TUCC Urologist/President, and Robotic Surgeon at Swedish Medical Center, interview with Colorado Health

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Robotic Donor Nephrectomies – Decreased Pain and Recovery Time for Living Donors

Rare Surgical Technique for Kidney Donors – cited from Transplant Patient Gets Fresh Start, Colorado Health and Wellness ‘“The instruments we use allow for complex and intricate dissections,” Jones says. With this surgery, donors experience decreased blood loss, reduced risk of a blood transfusion, a shorter hospital stay, decreased pain and recovery time, and are able

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The Urology Center of Colorado To Host 9th Annual State-Of-The-Art Symposium

–Cancer Survivorship – From Primary Care to Oncology and Back Again – The Urology Center of Colorado is proud to partner with Surgical Specialists of Colorado, Denver Heart and Rocky Mountain Gastroenterology to present the 9th Annual State-Of-The-Art Symposium. Every year these specialty practices gather experts in a specific area of healthcare and invite primary

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The Transurethral Suprapubic endo-Cystostomy (T-SPcC): A Novel Suprapubic Catheter Insertion Device

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TUCC physician Lawrence Karsh, M.D., served as a lead investigator in this clinical trial which investigated the first human experience with the Transurethral Suprapubic endo-Cystostomy (T-SPeC®) device, a novel disposable device used for introducing a suprapubic catheter via a retrourethral (inside-to-out) approach similar to the Lowsley technique. The results of this investigation were published in

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