You will not be as active the first few weeks after surgery, which increases your risk for blood clots. Your doctor may prescribe a medication (known generically as an anticoagulant) to prevent you from developing blood clots.
Bladder cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US and is the fourth most common cancer found in men. Because early detection can lead to significantly better outcomes, Capital Health now offers Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC) with Cysview, a breakthrough technology that improves bladder cancer detection so doctors can remove more cancerous tumors than previously possible with standard cystoscopy.
Dr. Eric Mayer, a board certified urologist specializing in minimally invasive urologic procedures using the da Vinci surgical system, has joined Capital Health as director of Urologic Robotic Surgery.
Dr. Africa Wallace, a board certified thoracic surgeon, has joined Capital Health Surgical Group and is now part of the nationally accredited Capital Health Cancer Center, located at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell.