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Prostatectomy: A prostatectomy is the surgical removal of the prostate gland.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Prostatectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Prostatectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Prostatectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Prostatectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Prostatectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Prostatectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Prostatectomy

Possible surgical complications of Prostatectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Prostatectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Descriptions of Prostatectomy

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

Prostatectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Prostatectomy) include:

  • Prostate removal

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