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Prostatectomy (Retropubic Prostatectomy)

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; Suprapubic Prostatectomies; Suprapubic Prostatectomy; Prostatectomy, Retropubic; Prostatectomy, Suprapubic
Networked: 12014 relevant articles (551 outcomes, 1519 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Montorsi, Francesco: 163 articles (12/2015 - 09/2002)
2. Scardino, Peter T: 129 articles (06/2015 - 02/2002)
3. Briganti, Alberto: 123 articles (12/2015 - 02/2004)
4. Graefen, Markus: 121 articles (01/2016 - 02/2002)
5. Epstein, Jonathan I: 117 articles (12/2015 - 03/2002)
6. Karakiewicz, Pierre I: 116 articles (12/2015 - 02/2002)
7. Eastham, James A: 112 articles (07/2015 - 03/2002)
8. Partin, Alan W: 102 articles (01/2016 - 02/2002)
9. Freedland, Stephen J: 92 articles (12/2015 - 02/2002)
10. Carroll, Peter R: 87 articles (11/2015 - 01/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Erectile Dysfunction
4. Urinary Incontinence
5. Prostatic Hyperplasia (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)

Related Drugs and Biologics

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

Related Therapies and Procedures

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