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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

Basic Information: Prostatectomy

Prostatectomy: Surgical removal of the prostate - 195,000 prostatectomies were performed annually in the US 2002 (2002 National Hospital Discharge Survey, NCHS, CDC).

Count: Prostatectomy is listed as a: treatment for 1 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Prostatectomy as a Treatment

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