Surgical removal of the prostate or a part of it.
excision of a prostate gland. During a suprapubic prostatectomy, the prostate gland is removed through an incision made above the pubic bone to treat prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
An operation to remove all or part of the prostate.
Prostate cancer treatment performed by a urologist in which the prostate is surgically removed.
surgical procedure for the partial or complete removal of the prostate.
(PRAH-stuh-TEK-tuh-mee): Removal of the entire prostate gland.
surgical removal of the whole, or part of the prostate. A radical prostatectomy is removal of the entire prostate gland and is a treatment for prostate cancer. Operations for BPH, or for severe urinary symptoms due to prostate cancer, may remove only part of the gland. See TURP
Removal of the prostate to treat prostate cancer.
An operation to remove the prostate gland (involving an incision or cut in the abdomen to go behind the pubic bone) to take out the enlarged part of the prostate (in the case of BPH) or all of the prostate (in the case of prostate cancer)
Removal of the prostate and some of the tissue around the gland.
Prostatectomy entails removing part, or all, of the prostate gland with a surgical procedure.
Surgical removal of the prostate (see "Radical Prostatectomy").
the surgical procedure of the removal of the male prostate gland typically if it becomes cancerous
Surgical removal of the prostate. suprapubic / retropubic prostatectomy: This involves the removal of obstructing prostatic tissue through a supra-pubic incision ( a cut below the belly button ). The Prostate is not wholly removed. Suprapubic Prostatectomy requires incising the bladder to remove the obstructing tissue while a Retropubic approach involves incising the Prostatic capsule to remove the obstructing tissue. Both approaches utilize an abdominal incision. radical retropubic prostatectomy: Removal of prostate through an abdominal incision. The prostate is completely removed. The advantage is that the lymph nodes can be sampled at the time of the operation and the nerve-sparing procedure is easier to do via this operation. perineal prostatectomy: A Perineal incision is utilized. The advantages are: less blood loss, easier visualization of the bladder / urethral anastomosis and decreased recovery time because the incision does not involve muscle or any other vital tissue
is a treatment method in which the prostate is completely removed.
(pros-ta-TEK-to-mee): An operation to remove part or all of the prostate.
The surgical removal of the prostate gland, usually due to prostate cancer.
Surgical removal of all, or a portion, of the prostate gland.
Surgery to remove the prostate. See Radical prostatectomy.
The surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland.
Surgery to remove the prostate in order to treat and prevent the reoccurrence of prostate cancer. A secondary goal of prostatectomy is early return of urinary continence. Where applicable, a third goal is early return of sexual potency.
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.
Removal of all or part of the prostate gland. There are two main types: Transurethral prostatectomy (see TURP) and Radical prostatectomy.
The surgical removal of excess prostate tissue, or in a radical prostatectomy, the removal of the prostate gland.
surgical removal of part of the prostate gland or surgical removal of the entire prostate gland
Removal of the protate.
A Prostatectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland. Abnormalities of the prostate, such as a tumour, or if the gland itself becomes enlarged for any reason, can restrict the normal flow of urine along the urethra.