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Robotic Prostatectomy: Suturing

In this part of the robotic prostatectomy, the surgeon places stitches along a major vein that travels on the superior portion of the prostate. With this procedure, suturing is less complicated and takes less time. David Jarrard, MD, narrates. Caution: This video contains graphic images of the actual surgical procedure.