radical retropubic prostatectomy

Surgery to remove all of the prostate and nearby lymph nodes through an incision in the wall of the abdomen.

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  • Radical retropubic prostatectomy — is a surgical procedure in which the prostate gland is removed through an incision in the abdomen. It is most often used to treat individuals who have early prostate cancer. Radical retropubic prostatectomy can be performed under general, spinal …   Wikipedia

  • radical retropubic prostatectomy — radical prostatectomy through the retropubic space via a suprapubic incision …   Medical dictionary

  • Radical perineal prostatectomy — is a surgical procedure wherein the prostate gland is removed through an incision in the area between the anus and the scrotum (perineum). It is typically performed to remove early prostate cancer. Radical perineal prostatectomy is less commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • Retropubic prostatectomy — Surgical removal of the prostate through an incision in the abdomen. * * * see radical retropubic p …   Medical dictionary

  • Prostatectomy — Interventions infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 60.2 ICD9 mult = ICD9proc|60.6 MeshID = D011468 OtherCodes = A prostatectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland. Abnormalities of the prostate, such as a… …   Wikipedia

  • prostatectomy — n. surgical removal of the prostate gland. The operation is necessary to relieve retention of urine due to enlargement of the prostate or to reduce lower urinary tract symptoms thought to be due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (see prostate… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • radical prostatectomy — Surgery to remove the entire prostate. The two types of radical prostatectomy are retropubic prostatectomy (surgery through an incision in the wall of the abdomen) and perineal prostatectomy (surgery through an incision between the scrotum and… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • prostatectomy — Removal of a part or all of the prostate. [prostat + G. ektome, excision] * * * pros·ta·tec·to·my .präs tə tek tə mē n, pl mies surgical removal or resection of the prostate gland * * * n. surgical removal of the prostate gland. The operation is… …   Medical dictionary

  • radical prostatectomy — removal of the prostate with its capsule, seminal vesicles, ductus deferens, some pelvic fasciae, and sometimes pelvic lymph nodes; performed via either the retropubic or the perineal route …   Medical dictionary

  • Mark Soloway — Mark Soloway, MD File:Mark soloway.jpg Born January 24, 1943 (1943 01 24) (age 68) Cleveland, Ohio Residence Miami, Florida Education M.D. (1970) …   Wikipedia

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