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This animation shows how a robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) is performed.

Radical prostatectomy is the removal of the entire prostate and the seminal vesicles. For radical prostatectomy you will receive general anaesthesia.

Discuss with your doctor the advantages and disadvantages of radical prostatectomy and if it is right for you.

Click here to learn more about Radical Prostatectomy.

Click here to learn more about Robotic surgery in urology.

This animation is brought to you by the European Association of Urology, supported by an educational grant from Intuitive Surgical Sàrl.

The editorial content in this video is written independently of the sponsor and judged free of any conflict of interest. The information in this video is of a general nature and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice.