Posted 10/10/2008 10:17 AM (GMT -6)
In my opinion, the only negative with the Da Vinci is that the surgeon might not be able to get all the lymph nodes he/she would like. Therefore, in your particular case, he might have wanted to get more on the right side, but couldn't get the angle. The surgeons are not always able to see the cancer, that is why they send the slides to the pathologist. Like Les said, he was probably looking for spread, which is normal and it is fabulous news that your results were negative!! Have a great weekend!