radical prostatectomy

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surgical removal of the prostate.
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

radical prostatectomy

 The complete surgical removal of the prostate–a widely used method for treating prostate CA Types Retropubic prostatectomy, perineal prostatectomy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Radical prostatectomy

Surgical removal of the entire prostate, a common method of treating prostate cancer.
Mentioned in: Prostate Cancer
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Incidence and significance of positive margins in radical prostatectomy specimens.
(21) Finally, a previously published cohort of 508 radical prostatectomy specimens was examined where blocks were between 9 and 23 years old at the time of recutting and immunostaining.
Predictors of time to biochemical recurrence in a radical prostatectomy cohort within the PSA-era.
Antimicrobial prophylaxis in radical prostatectomy: single dose versus 1-day treatment.
Best evidence regarding the superiority or inferiority of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Urol Clin North Am 2014;41:493-502.
Finally, Thompson and colleagues [27] conducted a comparative analysis of the initial cases of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy with the cases of open radical prostatectomy of the same surgeon, who had performed more than 3,000 open surgeries and more than 2,000 robot-assisted operations.
Suturing of the dorsal venous complex (DVC), during the robotic radical prostatectomy procedure, using a type of needle called the V-lock suture needle, and then fixing it at the level of the pubic bone,, has been postulated to be the cause for osteomyelitis.
Evaluating urinary continence and preoperative predictors of urinary continence after robot assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. J Urol 2010; 184: 1028-33.
Madersbacher, "Have rates of erectile dysfunction improved within the past 17 years after radical prostatectomy? A systematic analysis of the control arms of prospective randomized trials on penile rehabilitation," Andrology, vol.
Table-I: Outcome and survival of Radical prostatectomy (RP) for locally advanced (=cT3) prostate cancer.
Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: initial short-term experience.
The puboprostatic ligament sparing radical prostatectomy technique used has been described elsewhere [8-10].