prostatectomy


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prostatectomy

[‚präs·tə′tek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of all or part of the prostate.
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Gleason Grading in the Setting of Multifocal Prostate Cancers in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens.
This da Vinci robotic system was first used for prostatectomy in Australia in Melbourne at the Epworth Hospital in December 2003.
The small, single-center study followed the experiences of 150 men who underwent robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy utilizing the da Vinci Surgical Robot System manufactured by Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Traditional radical prostatectomy often results in substantial blood loss, a lengthy and uncomfortable recovery, and the risk of impotence and incontinence.
Surgical interventions for BPH include transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and variations of the TURP such as transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP), transurethral balloon dilation of the prostate (TUBDP), transurethral ultrasound-guided laser incision of the prostate (TULIP), visual laser ablation of the prostate (VLAP), hyperthermia and thermal therapy procedures such as transurethral needle ablation (TUNA), and retropubic or suprapubic prostatectomy (Bates, in press).
Long-term hazard of progression after radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer: continued risk of biochemical failure after 5 years.
Many key factors have a role in patients' safe discharge from the hospital after prostatectomy.
The data follow previously published six-month follow-up from the same trial on a smaller subset of 17 men with erectile dysfunction following radical prostatectomy (publication available here).
Methods: Between August 2009 and January 2014, data of 385 patients, who were treated with robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy for prostate cancer at our clinic, was retrospectively analyzed.
Trapp and colleagues presented their poster at ASCO 2016, summarizing preliminary results of their study on the effects of statins on rates of biochemical recurrence-free (BCRF) survival in 3311 men with prostate cancer who underwent radical prostatectomy for curative intent at the Robert H.
Either transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) or simple prostatectomy can help in reducing the urinary symptoms associated with BPH.
METHODS AND MATERIAL: Patients eligible for inclusion in the present study were those undergoing either transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) or open prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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