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Prostatectomy: A prostatectomy is the surgical removal of the prostate gland.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Prostatectomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Prostatectomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Prostatectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Prostatectomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.
Prostatectomy: An operation to remove part or all of the prostate. Radical (or total) prostatectomy is the removal of the entire prostate and some of the tissue around it.
Source: National Institute of Health
Prostatectomy: surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland
Source: WordNet 2.1
Prostatectomy: Complete or partial surgical removal of the prostate. Three primary approaches are commonly employed: suprapubic - removal through an incision above the pubis and through the urinary bladder; retropubic - as for suprapubic but without entering the urinary bladder; and transurethral (TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE).
Source: Diseases Database
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Prostatectomy) include:
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