prostatectomy


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pros·ta·tec·to·my

 (prŏs′tə-tĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. pros·ta·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland.

prostatectomy

(ˌprɒstəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or a part of the prostate gland

pros•ta•tec•to•my

(ˌprɒs təˈtɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
excision of part or all of the prostate gland.
[1885–90]

prostatectomy

Surgery to remove the prostate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prostatectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

pros·ta·tec·to·my

n. protatetomía, excisión de la próstata o de una parte de ésta.
perineal ______ perineal;
transversal ______ transversal;
___ by laser___ por láser;
radical ______ radical.

prostatectomy

n (pl -mies) prostatecto-mía
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Table 1: The table shows the descriptive analysis and comparison of the means of the 4 groups of patients submitted to robotic radical prostatectomy. Group 1 contained patients operated in 2012, group 2 in 2013, group 3 in 2014, and group 4 in 2015.
Inman and colleagues (2013) found men who received education regarding the urinary catheter before prostatectomy reported less anxiety and higher levels of satisfaction postoperatively.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 10, 2017-One-year follow up data of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc.'s (CYTX) adipose-derived stem cell therapy in post prostatectomy erectile dysfunction show that following a single administration, eight of 14 (57 percent) of subjects with urinary continence at baseline recovered their erectile function and could implement sexual intercourse after six months with the effect sustained to 12 months after treatment.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 10, 2017 -- One-year follow up data of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc.'s (CYTX) adipose-derived stem cell therapy in post prostatectomy erectile dysfunction show that following a single administration, eight of 14 (57 percent) of subjects with urinary continence at baseline recovered their erectile function and could implement sexual intercourse after six months with the effect sustained to 12 months after treatment.
Objective: Objective: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the factors affecting continence in patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
Either transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) or simple prostatectomy can help in reducing the urinary symptoms associated with BPH.
He concluded that even though it is unfair to compare the early learning curve of robotic prostatectomy with the established learning curve of open and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, 'one could confidently say that the oncological (and urinary/sexual) outcomes are similar or better (using the da Vinci system), but definitely not worse'.
DEAR ANNIE: I had a strong reaction to the letter from "Missing It,'' whose husband had a prostatectomy. I am a prostate cancer survivor who had a prostatectomy, and my experience has been nothing like her husband's.
Radical prostatectomy is the standard for the cure of localized prostate cancer.
Open retropubic radical prostatectomy is a commonly performed procedure for clinically localized prostate cancer [1, 2].
To examine trends in the use of such robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) procedures for prostate cancer patients, Steven Chang, MD, MS, of Harvard Medical School, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Brigham and Women's Hospital, led a team that analyzed 489,369 men who underwent non-RARP (i.e., open or laparoscopic radical prostatectomy) or RARP in the United States from 2003 to 2010.
Urinary incontinence after prostatectomy or radiation is a devastating problem in men and remains the most feared complication following the treatment of localized prostate cancer.

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