Simple prostatectomy was also undertaken at this time.
Reoperation: 4-10% of men will need another operation in the five years following their first prostatectomy .
Laser prostatectomy for benign disease has been around for several years, but it's still unclear how the various techniques compare with traditional transurethral resection of the prostate.
The average length of stay for an open prostatectomy was 4.9 days.
Radical prostatectomy is an operation to completely remove the prostate gland, and is aimed at men whose cancer has not spread through the covering of the gland.
Transurethral prostatectomy is the gold standard surgical treatment, but it should not be performed in patients who want to remain fertile.
A radical cystectomy and prostatectomy with bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy and appendectomy were performed.
An 86 year old man who had had a transurethral prostatectomy in 1985 was catheterised for acute urinary retention and allowed home with a catheter in situ.
This procedure has fewer complications and a shorter recovery period than an open prostatectomy .
His prostatectomy caused impotence, urinary symptoms, and other problems.