retropubic prostatectomy

retropubic prostatectomy

Urology A surgical procedure in which the prostate is excised in toto through an incision made in the abdominal wall

retropubic prostatectomy

The removal of a diseased prostate gland through an incision made in the lower abdomen just above the pubic symphysis.
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Preoperative pelvic floor physiotherapy improves continence after radical retropubic prostatectomy.
Objective: This study investigated the role of preoperative ureteral stent placement in reducing the risk of ureteral injury, an intraoperative complication of radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP), and its contribution to the surgeon's comfort.
6) reported the continence rates after radical retropubic prostatectomy, laparoscopic RP (LRP), and robot-assisted LRP (RALRP) as 79%, 84.
The University of Southern California maintained an institutional review board-approved database that included prospectively collected clinical data for 4063 males who underwent open radical retropubic prostatectomy with bilateral pelvic lymph node dissection (RRP/PLND) from 1972 to 2009.
Concomitant repair of inguinal hernias via a preperitoneal approach during pelvic urologic surgery, particularly with radical retropubic prostatectomy and radical cystoprostatectomy, has been described in the urologic literature [2].
We treated a patient who had anaphylactic reaction after an intravenous injection of indigo carmine during radical retropubic prostatectomy.
Return of erections and urinary continence following nerve sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy.
The predictors of pelvic lymph node metastasis at radical retropubic prostatectomy.
20) One study (21) confirmed a progressive increase in Gleason 3 and a decrease in Gleason 2 on radical retropubic prostatectomy specimens over time (1989-2001), and other studies (22-25) have reported a decrease in the proportion of Gleason tumors scored 2 to 5 and an increase in Gleason 6 and 7 tumors.