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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Urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction after radical retropubic prostatectomy (prospective urodynamic study).
Critical assessment of ideal nodal yield at pelvic lymphadenectomy to accurately diagnose prostate cancer nodal metastasis in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy.
All study participants had undergone radical retropubic prostatectomy without neoadjuvant hormonal therapy.
In the second RCT, (n=42) males after radical retropubic prostatectomy for localised prostate cancer were randomized to receive either pelvic floor muscle exercises with biofeedback or to PFME with verbal feedback only.
Radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) was associated with significantly more urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction than was external beam radiotherapy or brachytherapy, according to data that were presented at the meeting.
Besides, the continence rates 1 year after RALP reach over 90 percent in most of the large, single-centre prospective studies - results at least comparable to the open radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP).
The transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block in open retropubic prostatectomy.
BOTHELL, Washington and INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, September 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly published clinical data on Cialis(R) (tadalafil) published in the September issue of the Journal of Urology show that 62 percent of men who underwent bilateral nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy (BNSRRP), a surgery for prostate cancer, reported improved erections after taking the drug.
RADICAL RETROPUBIC PROSTATECTOMY IN PATIENTS WITH 3-PIECE INFLATABLE PENILE IMPLANTS.
Mahony said he opted for the surgery, known as a radical retropubic prostatectomy, as opposed to the radiation therapy many other prostate cancer patients choose, because it seemed to be the most logical choice for a man of his age and position with the church.
Among new clinical data on Cialis(R) (tadalafil) presented this weekend, 62 percent of men who underwent bilateral nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy (BNSRRP), a surgery for prostate cancer, reported improved erections after taking the drug.