"Prostatectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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).
- Prostatectomy, Suprapubic
- Prostatectomies, Suprapubic
- Suprapubic Prostatectomies
- Suprapubic Prostatectomy
- Prostatectomy, Retropubic
- Prostatectomies, Retropubic
- Retropubic Prostatectomies
- Retropubic Prostatectomy
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