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Robotic Prostatectomy: Separating the Apex from the Urethra

In this portion of the robotic prostatectomy, the surgeon separates the apex, or front of the prostate, from the urethra. A combination of cautery and sharp dissection is used. David Jarrard, MD, narrates. Caution: This video contains graphic images of the actual surgical procedure.