Definition of prostatectomy in English:
noun (plural prostatectomies)
A surgical operation to remove all or part of the prostate gland.
- Systems have been cleared for use in general laparoscopic surgery, thoracoscopic surgery, laparoscopic radical prostatectomies, and thoracoscopically assisted cardiotomy procedures.
- Many operations like radical prostatectomies or radical mastectomies rob patients of their dignity and their quality of life.
- No more breast biopsies, bowel resections, hysterectomies, or radical retropubic prostatectomies due to cancer.
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