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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Adverse prognostic significance of capsular incision with radical retropubic prostatectomy. J Urol 2004; 172:119-23.
Due to the deep location of the prostate within the pelvis and its extensive vascularization, radical retropubic prostatectomy has continued to have significant surgical morbidity over the years.
Single-dose orally administered quinolone appears to be sufficient antibiotic prophylaxis for radical retropubic prostatectomy. Scand J Urol Nephrol.
Removal of urinary catheter on postoperative day 3or 4 after radical retropubic prostatectomy. Urology 2003;61:156-160.
Blood loss during radical retropubic prostatectomy: relationship to morphologic features on preoperative endorectal magnetic resonance imaging.
Bladder and urethral sphincter function after radical retropubic prostatectomy: A prospective long-term study.
(6) reported the continence rates after radical retropubic prostatectomy, laparoscopic RP (LRP), and robot-assisted LRP (RALRP) as 79%, 84.8% and 92% respectively.
General versus spinal anesthesia with different forms of sedation in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy: results of a prospective randomized study.
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].
He was scheduled to undergo elective radical retropubic prostatectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection under general anesthesia.
Retropubic prostatectomy; experiences based on 757 cases.
A total of 24 men with clinically localized prostate cancer underwent open radical retropubic prostatectomy using puboprostatic ligament sparing technique.