Definition of Prostatectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland.




Definition of Prostatectomy

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prostatectomy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prostatectomy

prost
prostacyclin
prostacyclins
prostaglandin
prostaglandins
prostanoic acid
prostanoid
prostanoids
prostate
prostate cancer
prostate glands
prostate specific antigen
prostatectomies
prostatectomy (current term)
prostates
prostatic
prostatic adenocarcinoma
prostatic utricle
prostatism
prostatisms
prostatitides
prostatitis
prostatitises
prostatorrhoea
prostatotomies
prostatotomy
prosternum
prosthaphæreses

Literary usage of Prostatectomy

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1. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1922)
"M. SHEDDEN MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL A STUDY OF ANESTHESIA IN prostatectomy IN the belief that an occasional check up of one's work is of definite ..."

2. Costs And Effectiveness Of Prostate Cancer Screening In Elderly Menby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"However, the attributable benefit of radical prostatectomy is less clear.18 The ... The good outcomes for men receiving radical prostatectomy noted in ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"Concerning Reported Recurrences after prostatectomy for Simple Hypertrophy. ... Without doubt a partial prostatectomy can be followed by a true recurrence, ..."

4. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1919)
"CHAPTER XV SUPRAPUBIC prostatectomy BELFIELD of America must be credited with the ... It was, however, merely a partial prostatectomy, and after enjoying a ..."

5. Enlargement of the Prostate: Its History, Anatomy, Aetiology, Pathology by John Blair Deaver (1905)
"PLATE LXXXII 226 Suprapubic prostatectomy: Method of Checking Haemorrhage by Packing the Cavity from which the Prostate has been Enucleated. ..."

6. Operative Surgery for Students and Practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1906)
"prostatectomy.—Extirpation of the prostate gland. ... The mortality is greater following suprapubic prostatectomy than perineal prostatectomy. ..."

7. Operative surgery, for students and practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1909)
"SUPRAPUBIC prostatectomy.—The operation of Bel field, Mc- Gill, Fuller, ... The mortality is greater following suprapubic prostatectomy than perineal ..."

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