Category Archives: Dr Savatta and hospitals

Information and accomplishments of Dr Savatta and the hospitals he performs robotic surgery

Saint Clare’s Hospital Celebrates Facility Opening – Hopatcong, NJ Patch

Additionally, real-time integrated video and communications systems from Black Diamond Video will place Saint Clare’s in the company of renowned health care organizations with the same technology, such as Cleveland Clinic, Duke, Mass General and Yale, among other select hospitals … Continue reading

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Robotic Inguinal Hernia Surgery at the time of Robotic Prostatectomy

Source: Journal of Robotic Surgery, Volume 1, Number 4 / February, 2008 Conclusion Urological surgeons should be encouraged to perform a thorough inguinal exam during preoperative evaluation and intraoperatively to detect subclinical hernias. Inguinal herniorrhaphy done concurrently at the time … Continue reading

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Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Study

Source: Journal of Robotic Surgery, Volume 2, Number 3 / September, 2008 Conclusions We report a large, multi-institutional series of RPN for renal tumors, confirming safety and feasibility reported in previous small, single-institution studies. Although we report the initial experience … Continue reading

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Surgeon and hospital volume linked to radical prostatectomy outcomes

Source: MedWire News “Briefly, higher hospital and surgeon volumes are associated with a decreased risk of most in-hospital complications after RP,” the team concludes. They add: “These associations are statistically significant and likely to be clinically important, especially if doubling … Continue reading

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Robotic Renal Symposium

First Annual Worldwide Robotic Renal Symposium I had the honor of being selected on the faculty for the 1st robotic conference dedicated to kidney surgery. This should be an excellent conference for urologists who are performing robotic surgery for prostate … Continue reading

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Robotic surgery summary- October/November 2007

In October and November I performed 46 robotic surgeries, including 35 dvPs, 4 partial nephrectomies, 2 nephrectomies, 2 radical cystectomies including a bladder replacement in a woman, 1 simple prostatectomy, a stone procedure to remove a large left kidney stone, … Continue reading

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