What is Prostatectomy?

Prostatectomy is the surgical removal of the prostate.It is typically done for cancer.

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My husband had a Transurethral prostatectomy over 2 years ago. He has trouble maintaining an erection and even "getting one" sometimes. Also, his...

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complications:retrograde ejaculation/impotence

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Hi and thank yo so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about...

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hi i had Prostatectomy 10 days a go due to cancer in my prostate but it didnt extend the prostate gland. now have severe burining in urination. i...

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* The report of urine is indicative of urinary...

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CyberKnife or robotic radical prostatectomy
I am in my final decision-making process about pc treatment, either CyberKnife or...

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From your description, you have a localized carcinoma prostate cancer with no extraprostatic extension on examination or MRI.
You also...

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