Other popular and common operation is suprapubic transvesical prostatectomy.
After stabilisation, investigation, and review of the patients, they were subjected to suprapubic transvesical prostatectomy under spinal or general anaesthesia.
Deliveliotis, "Long-term results of open transvesical prostatectomy
from a contemporary series of patients," Urology, vol.
Eighty-nine patients who underwent infraumbilical and transvesical prostatectomy had a Penrose drain installed until the last day of hospitalization.
Transvesical prostatectomy and the TPR are the most frequent surgical techniques to partially remove the prostate; the last one is considered the gold standard for surgical treatment of BPH.
Objectives: To find out the frequency of malignancy in patients operated for clinically benign open transvesical prostatectomy.
Patients having no malignant findings on history, digital rectal examination and whose prostate specific antigen levels were below 10 ng/dl underwent open transvesical prostatectomy and all specimens were sent for histopathology.
All these patients underwent either transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) or transvesical prostatectomy (TVP) and prostatic tissue was sent for histopathology.
Transvesical Prostatectomy was done in prostates >100 grams while transurethral prostatectomy was done in prostates of <100 grams.
15] A publication from 1911 reported his experience with transvesical prostatectomy
Due to the size of the prostate gland and the fact that it was thought to be benign, open transvesical prostatectomy
3,4) Transuretheral resection of prostate (TURP) has replaced open transvesical prostatectomy