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Prostatectomy (Retropubic Prostatectomy) Summary

Description: Complete or partial surgical removal of the prostate. Three primary approaches are commonly employed: suprapubic - removal through an incision above the pubis and through the urinary bladder; retropubic - as for suprapubic but without entering the urinary bladder; and transurethral (TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE).

Also Known As: Retropubic Prostatectomy; Prostatectomies; Prostatectomies, Retropubic; Prostatectomies, Suprapubic; Retropubic Prostatectomies Show All >>

Networked: 12014 relevant articles (551 outcomes, 1519 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Prostatectomy is Relevant

  1. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer) : 272 outcomes 938 studies in 6630 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 88 outcomes 238 studies in 2578 results
  3. Erectile Dysfunction : 35 outcomes 40 studies in 470 results
  4. Urinary Incontinence : 28 outcomes 54 studies in 494 results
  5. Prostatic Hyperplasia (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) : 24 outcomes 53 studies in 502 results
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Drugs Related to Prostatectomy

  1. Prostate-Specific Antigen (Semenogelase)
  2. sildenafil (Viagra)
  3. vardenafil (Levitra)
  4. Hormones
  5. duloxetine (Cymbalta)
  6. Alprostadil (Muse)
  7. docetaxel (Taxotere)
  8. Choline (Choline Chloride)
  9. celecoxib (Celebrex)
  10. Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors
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Therapies Related to Prostatectomy

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Solid-State Lasers
  4. Lymph Node Excision (Lymph Node Dissection)
  5. Prostatectomy (Retropubic Prostatectomy)
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