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… Radical Perineal Prostatectomy And A Radical Retropubic Prostatecto...   -  Mar 16, 2009
Answer: There are two open approaches to radical prostatectomy -- one through an abdominal incision, known as the retropubic approach, and the other through ... ABC News

What Is A Nerve-Sparing Prostatectomy?   -  Mar 16, 2009
Question: What is a nerve-sparing prostatectomy, and when is it used in the treatment of prostate cancer? (Please explain who is a candidate, ... ABC News

… localized prostate cancer by radical prostatectomy followed by...   -  Jan 25, 2005
Management Open radical retropubic prostatectomy, then watchful waiting with ... Radical prostatectomy, radiotherapy with neoadjuvant hormonal therapy, ...

Penile rehabilitation after radical prostatectomy   -  Feb 28, 2006
Postprostatectomy erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common quality-of-life issue that affects 14–84% of men who undergo radical prostatectomy for localized ...

Radical prostatectomy effective against cancer, study at Cleveland...   -  Jul 28, 2009
By Robert Higgs. Cleveland Clinic researchers participating in a large-scale, multicenter study found that few patients died from prostate cancer following ... Plain Dealer

The current status of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy   -  Dec 1, 2008
1 Department of Urology, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals and King's College London, School of Medicine, London SE1 9RT, UK ...

Radical Prostatectomy in Early Prostate Cancer Improves 10-Year …   -  May 11, 2005
NEW YORK MAY 11, 2005 (Reuters Health) - Compared with watchful waiting for patients with prostate cancer, radical prostatectomy is associated with reduced ...

Quality of life in young men after radical prostatectomy   -  Feb 26, 2007
Correspondence: Dr JL Wright, Department of Urology, University of Washington Medical Center, Health Sciences Building, 1959 NE Pacific, BB-1115, ...

Prostatectomy improves outcome of some men   -  Aug 13, 2008
LONDON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Men with early prostate cancer who have the prostate removed, have a lower rate of death than those who do watchful waiting, ...

… with erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy: a clinical...   -  Jul 10, 2007
Incontinence is a known complication of radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. ... Radical prostatectomy remains a commonly used therapeutic modality. ...

Pros and cons with "easier" prostate cancer surgery   -  Oct 13, 2009
In traditional open prostatectomy -- the "gold standard" -- an incision is made in the lower abdomen to remove the prostate, which is located in the pelvis ... Reuters India

Open prostatectomy for benign prostate hyperplasia: short-term...   -  Dec 4, 2006
Correspondence: Dr J Zargooshi, Department of Urology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Rhazes (Al-Razi) boulevard, Kermanshah, Iran. ...

… progression rates after radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy for...   -  Oct 4, 2005
To compare the effectiveness of radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy in ... Men treated with radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy were included. ...

Radical prostatectomy for clinical T3 disease: expanding indications...   -  Nov 27, 2006
Background A 61-year-old male presented with a history of gradually rising PSA over several years. His PSA had increased from 3.3 to 7 ng/ml over 3 years. ...

Robotic Prostatectomy Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Stresses the …   -  Jan 12, 2010
The 2005 study focused on radical prostatectomy (removal of the prostate gland), performed laparoscopically, traditionally and with robotics. ...

… randomized trials: the Scandinavian prostatectomy study illustrates...   -  Jun 9, 2005
At first glance, the results seem to support the value of prostatectomy: 53 ... The claim that prostatectomy had no effect on overall survival seems to be ...

Depression, age linked to post-prostatectomy pain   -  Dec 31, 2008
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Younger age, symptoms of depression, and severe pain during the immediate post-operative period are significant predictors of ... Reuters India

Invasion of bladder neck after radical prostatectomy: one definition...   -  Jun 10, 2007
Correspondence: Dr S Larré, Hopital Henri Mondor–Service d'Urologie, 51 avenue de Lattre de Tassigny, Creteil 94010, France. ...

Prostate Cancer Treatment - Prostate Cancer Health Information - NY …   -  Aug 5, 2009
Radical prostatectomy may be done either through open surgery or ... Compared with active surveillance, radical prostatectomy may lower the risk of cancer ... New York Times

… as predictor of postoperative erectile function after radical...   -  Jan 31, 2005
We evaluated neurovascular bundle nerve block to mimic non-nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy in an experimental setup. Patients undergoing a transrectal ...

Can radical prostatectomy prevent and improve lower urinary tract …   -  Feb 5, 2008
Slova D and Lepor H (2007) The short-term and long-term effects of radical prostatectomy on lower urinary tract symptoms. J Urol 178: 2397–2400 PubMed ...

… of penile length after radical prostatectomy: early intervention...   -  Mar 1, 2007
Correspondence: Dr BL Dalkin, Department of Surgery/Urology, Tucson Medical Center, 5240 E Knight Drive Suite 108, Tucson, AZ 85712, USA. ...

Identifying patients at risk for prostate-cancer-specific mortality: ...   -  Dec 8, 2006
Patients were treated with either radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy plus ... For patients who underwent radical prostatectomy, the adjusted HR was 6.3, ...

What Is A Robotic Radical Prostatectomy, And What Are The Risks/ …   -  Mar 16, 2009
Question: What is a robotic radical prostatectomy, or robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (da Vinci prostatectomy) -- and what are the risks/advantages of ... ABC News

… is good, happy couple says; Radical prostatectomy can cause...   -  Jun 5, 2008
Richardson's prostatectomy went well and the surgeon was able to save the nerve bundle at the apex of the prostate, which improves the chances of regaining ... Pay-Per-View - Toronto Star - ProQuest Archiver

… of lymph node-positive disease detected at radical prostatectomy   -  May 20, 2005
He elected to undergo radical prostatectomy and, despite being told that he had ... He underwent an open retropubic radical prostatectomy, via a transverse ...

Robotic Prostatectomy Expert and Oncologist Dr. David B. Samadi, MD …   -  Jan 20, 2010
NEW YORK, NY, Jan 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) ----On the heels of the cancer screening controversy by the American Cancer Society (ACS), Dr. Samadi, ... FOXBusiness

… failure following radical prostatectomy: salvage radiotherapy – a...   -  Mar 19, 2006
A retrospective analysis of the outcome of radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate ... Recent trends in the use of radical prostatectomy in England: the ...

… on biopsy: pathologic results from subsequent radical prostatectomy...   -  Jan 25, 2007
Insignificant prostate cancer in radical prostatectomy specimen: time trends and ... Relating biopsy and clinical variables to radical prostatectomy ...

No benefit of radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy   -  Mar 25, 2009
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In men with prostate cancer, follow-up radiotherapy after complete removal of the prostate (radical prostatectomy) does not ... Reuters India

… surgical margin after radical prostatectomy important for prognosis...   -  Mar 10, 2008
The use of optical magnification significantly improves prostato–urethral junction dissection in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, robot-assisted radical ...

Study backs surgery for prostate cancer   -  Oct 8, 2007
..."There is growing evidence from observational studies that prostatectomy offers the best chance of long-term specific survival in men with localized ... Reuters UK

Prostate cancer detected by uPM3: radical prostatectomy findings   -  Mar 10, 2006
Correspondence: Dr DG Bostwick, MD, MBA, Bostwick Laboratories, 4355 Innslake Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23060, USA. E-mail: ...

Urinary incontinence after radical retropubic prostatectomy is not...   -  Dec 22, 2005
Correspondence: Dr TL Mulholland, Department of Urology, Mason City Clinic, 250 S. Crescent Dr., Mason City, IA 50401, USA. E-mail: mulhollandtim@hotmail. ...

… of perineural invasion in radical prostatectomy specimens lack...   -  May 23, 2008
Radical prostatectomy for carcinoma of the prostate. ... Ozcan F. Correlation of perineural invasion on radical prostatectomy specimens with other ...

… indicators for disease progression following radical prostatectomy   -  Aug 13, 2006
Patients had undergone radical prostatectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection. All patients had also received postoperative androgen ablation therapy. ...

Radical Prostatectomy   -  Apr 15, 2009
..." Hello welcome -- storms that -- and the diagnosis of prostate cancer can be frightening. But the good news if caught in the early stages it's very ... FOXNews

… incision on biochemical recurrence after radical perineal prostatec...   -  Dec 9, 2008
Radical prostatectomy is considered to be the most reliable method of eradication of ... Radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP), described by Young in 1905, ...

… metastasis as isolated recurrence after radical prostatectomy. A...   -  Dec 14, 2005
Disease recurrence after radical prostatectomy occurs in approximately 35% of ... Distant metastasis after radical prostatectomy in patients without an ...

… for predicting seminal vesicle invasion at radical prostatectomy   -  Jul 8, 2007
All patients were treated with radical prostatectomy. Exclusion criteria included patients with missing data and concomitant presence of SVI and lymph node ...

… significance of lymphovascular invasion in radical prostatectomy …   -  Nov 9, 2006
Radical prostatectomy was performed by a single surgeon in patients with clinically ... The presence or absence of LVI in the radical prostatectomy ...

… of blood loss at the time of radical prostatectomy: results from...   -  Dec 22, 2008
Historically, radical prostatectomy was rarely performed due to concerns about excess ... 2 Currently, radical prostatectomy is one of the most accepted and ...

… Gleason score 6 prostate cancers on biopsy after prostatectomy in...   -  Aug 15, 2009
However, upgrading after prostatectomy is common. We investigated the impact of different PSA levels on misclassification in the PSA range of 2–3.9 and 4–10 ...

… function following radical prostatectomy: a prospective longitudina...   -  Jul 27, 2007
Correspondence: Dr MS Litwin, Department of Urology, University of Caifornia Los Angeles, Box 951738, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1738, USA. ...

Early versus delayed intervention for prostate cancer: the case for...   -  Dec 22, 2006
In 2005, Bill-Axelson et al. reported on a randomized, controlled clinical trial that compared watchful waiting to radical prostatectomy in men with early ...

Very late local recurrence after surgery for prostate cancer …   -  Nov 23, 2005
A case of a local recurrence 8.5 years after radical prostatectomy for Gleason ... 2 For decades, radical prostatectomy has been regarded as the therapy of ...

Prostatectomy Edges Surveillance in Disease-Specific Mortality at 12 ...   -  Aug 12, 2008
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. LONDON, Aug. 12 -- Radical prostatectomy significantly reduces prostate cancer mortality compared with ... MedPage Today

… My Radical Laparoscopic, Perineal or Retropubic Prostatectomy?   -  Mar 16, 2009
Answer: For anyone who's getting a radical prostatectomy, the different approaches are radical retropubic, radical perineal and radical retropubic could be ... ABC News

Prostate cancer therapy raises heart attack risk   -  Oct 10, 2007 increase the risk of death from cardiovascular disease among men who undergo radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer, new research shows. ... Reuters India

Post-Surgery Radiation Boosts Prostate Cancer Results   -  Nov 14, 2006
According to Swanson, about one-third of the 230000 new prostate cases diagnosed in the United States each year are treated with radical prostatectomy ... Washington Post

… postoperative radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy: is now...   -  Sep 28, 2005
...(2005) Postoperative radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy: a randomised ... Some men undergoing radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate ...

… by prostate carcinoma in radical prostatectomy specimens is not a ...   -  Nov 28, 2008
Radical prostatectomy is one of the most effective treatment modality for ... The advantage of radical prostatectomy over other treatment options (ie ...

New Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy   -  May 14, 2007
NEW YORK, NY -- May 14, 2007 -- Thousands of men facing surgical removal of the prostate due to cancer may someday have one less thing to worry about: ... DG News

Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety   -  Apr 8, 2009
A radical prostatectomy is not without possible, very personal, consequences, including urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. ... BusinessWeek

… at the time of radical prostatectomy improve urinary continence?   -  Dec 1, 2006
...(2006) Nerve sparing open radical retropubic prostatectomy—does it have an impact on ... Nerve-sparing during radical retropubic prostatectomy significantly ...

… radiotherapy reduce biochemical progression after radical prostatec...   -  Oct 25, 2005
...(2005) Postoperative radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy: a randomized ... A significant proportion of men undergoing radical prostatectomy for ...

… measure of success for adjuvant radiation following prostatectomy   -  Feb 28, 2007
The optimum treatment for patients with extraprostatic disease who have undergone radical prostatectomy remains unclear. Although adjuvant radiotherapy has ...

Treatment Option Overview   -  Jul 2, 2008
Radical prostatectomy may also cause fecal incontinence, and the incidence may vary with surgical method.[45] In a national survey sample of 907 men who had ... WebMD

… : intracavernosal injections and sildenafil following radical prosta...   -  Aug 14, 2005
Erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy: hemodynamic profiles and their ... Factors predicting recovery of erections after radical prostatectomy. ...

… rehabilitation following radical prostatectomy: Cleveland clinic...   -  Dec 19, 2006
Radical prostatectomy (RP) has been the 'gold standard' treatment for ... Impotence following radical prostatectomy: insight into etiology and prevention. ...

Brokerages up Intuitive target; shares rise   -  Oct 19, 2007
In a note titled No Doubt, Another Terrific Quarter, Bear Stearns said with accelerated da Vinci adoption in hysterectomy and prostatectomy, and the company ... Reuters UK

Obese men have higher-grade and larger tumors: an analysis of the...   -  Dec 9, 2008
In this study, obese men undergoing radical prostatectomy had higher-grade and larger ... Of the 4221 patients in the DPC radical prostatectomy Database, ...

… of immunosuppressive cytokines in patients after radical prostatect...   -  Feb 6, 2006
A large proportion of men undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP) for ... Expression of both Th1 and Th2 cytokines persisted after prostatectomy. ...

Study examines safety of radical prostatectomy for older men   -  Oct 21, 2005
Radical prostatectomy may be a safe option for the treatment of prostate cancer in otherwise healthy men up to age 79, according to a new study in the ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Does robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy enable to...   -  Mar 1, 2009
To estimate the short-term results of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP) during the learning curve, in terms of surgical, ...

No Answers for Men With Prostate Cancer   -  Feb 5, 2008
Studies comparing brachytherapy, radical prostatectomy, external-beam radiation therapy or cryotherapy were discontinued because of poor recruitment. ...

… deprivation therapy improve outcome after radical prostatectomy?   -  Aug 31, 2006
Patients had undergone radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy for clinically localized tumor (stage T1b or T2) and had histologically confirmed ...

Point: Active Surveillance for Favorable Risk Prostate Cancer   -  Nov 8, 2007
Biochemical outcome after radical prostatectomy, external beam radiation therapy, or interstitial radiation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer ... Medscape

Allelic imbalance and biochemical outcome after radical prostatectomy   -  Mar 3, 2005
Correspondence: SRJ Bott, 7 Rostrevor Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 7AP, UK. E-mail: Received 3 March 2005; Revised 12 January 2006; ...

What Are My Treatment Options For Prostate Cancer, And How Do I Know …   -  Mar 16, 2009
It could include surgical procedures to remove the prostate -- including open or robotic prostatectomy. It includes radiation treatments, and this could ... ABC News

Bloomberg Printer-Friendly Page   -  Sep 8, 2008
Surgical removal of the prostate (radical prostatectomy) is performed as ... Nevertheless, the disease recurs in about one in seven prostatectomy patients. ... Bloomberg

Does radical prostatectomy provide a survival benefit as primary …   -  Oct 9, 2006
Berglund RK et al. 2006. Radical prostatectomy as primary treatment modality for locally advanced prostate cancer: a prospective analysis. ...

… vardenafil improve erectile function recovery after radical prostat...   -  Nov 5, 2008
The design of post-radical-prostatectomy phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor trials is ... Radical prostatectomy (RP) is associated with a high incidence of ...

Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: oncological and functional...   -  Sep 1, 2009
In this study we evaluate the oncological and functional results of the largest cohort of patients in China treated by laparoscopic radical prostatectomy ...

Granite Bay man's surgery utilizes robotic technology.   -  Jun 14, 2007
The robotic prostatectomy was performed by Dr. Brian Naftulin, ... The robotic prostatectomy involves a doctor using laproscopic vision as he directs ... Free with registration - Sacramento Bee -

Robotic surgery will be a reality   -  Mar 16, 2008
Robotic prostatectomy is the most advanced form of surgery, in which a surgeon sits away from the patient and guides the robotic arm into the patient's ... Times of India

… regimen after radical prostatectomy improve postoperative erectile...   -  Nov 21, 2005
Radical prostatectomy (RP) can cause erectile dysfunction (ED). Some studies have indicated that early pharmacologic intervention in men undergoing RP could ...

New test predicts return of cancer; Checkup after prostatectomy.(NATIO...   -  Apr 28, 2006
Of those, 90000 to 100000 men undergo a prostatectomy, or surgical ... About 15 percent of post-prostatectomy patients experience a return of cancer. ... $4.95 - Washington Times - ECNext

Visual estimation of the tumor volume in prostate cancer: a useful...   -  Aug 22, 2006
Assessing the prognosis of patients after radical prostatectomy is part of ... Patients were treated by radical prostatectomy at the Vivantes-Hospitals Am ...

Is radical prostatectomy of benefit in men with localized prostate...   -  Oct 3, 2005
Bill-Axelson A et al. (2005) Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer. N Engl Med J 352: 1977–1984 ...

Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting for early prostate...   -  Jun 18, 2005
Bill-Axelson A et al. (2005) Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer. N Engl Med J 352: 1977–1984 ...

Phase II trial of short-term neoadjuvant docetaxel and complete...   -  Apr 17, 2009
Frozen and paraffin-embedded prostatectomy samples were prospectively harvested for future correlative scientific studies. ...

Sam Newman returns to the Footy Show   -  Mar 26, 2008
The 62-year-old was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this year and underwent surgery to remove his prostrate gland, referred to as a prostatectomy, ...

Treatment could depend on marital status and ethnicity   -  Mar 29, 2005
But blacks were less likely to have a prostatectomy, whereas Latinos were more likely to have a prostatectomy rather than radiation therapy. ... U.S. News & World Report

… -assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.(THE SURGICAL PATIENT:...   -  Mar 1, 2006
Open radical prostatectomy has been considered the gold standard in the surgical ... (3) Compared with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP), however, ... Free with registration - JAAPA-Journal of the American Academy... -

Study examines safety of radical prostatectomy for older men   -  Oct 18, 2005
Radical prostatectomy may be a safe option for the treatment of prostate cancer in otherwise healthy men up to age 79, according to a new study in the ...

The role of radical prostatectomy in patients with clinically...   -  Oct 31, 2005
Correspondence: Dr C Bastide, Department of Urology, Hopital Nord, Chemin des Bourrely, Marseille 13015, France. E-mail: ...

Minimally Invasive Radical Prostatectomy Has Advantages, But Higher …   -  Oct 14, 2009
Oct. 14, 2009 - New research indicates that the use of minimally invasive procedures (including the use of robotic assistance) for radical prostatectomy, ...

Study sees benefit in prostate cancer surgery   -  Dec 9, 2009
Some experts have questioned whether radical prostatectomy, ... Half were assigned a radical prostatectomy and half were given a passive "watchful waiting" ...

… cancer-specific mortality after radical prostatectomy for patients...   -  Sep 2, 2009
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute and Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. Urology Service, Department of ... UroToday International Journal

Should holmium laser enucleation be the new gold standard for bladder...   -  Mar 10, 2008
Open prostatectomy, although associated with high perioperative morbidity ... Patients were randomly assigned to undergo HoLEP or open prostatectomy between ...

Satisfaction and regret after radical prostatectomy procedures studied   -  Aug 26, 2008
Studies have shown that approximately 16% of patients with localised prostate cancer regret their treatment choice. External link European Urology, ...

Radical Prostatectomy in Men with Symptomatic Prostate Cancer   -  Sep 1, 2005
Clinical Question: What is the best treatment for moderately differentiated or well-differentiated prostate cancer? Synopsis: This study was a three-year ... AAFP News Now

Radical Prostatectomy For Clinical Stage T3a Disease   -  Mar 20, 2007 While most urologists would agree that the standard of care for prostate cancer with seminal vesicle invasion is external beam radiotherapy ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Erectile Dysfunction After Prostatectomy: An Evaluation of the Risk …   -  Jun 19, 2009
Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Shahid Modarress Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, MC, IR Iran. ... UroToday International Journal

Prostatectomy improves outcome of some men with prostate cancer over ...   -  Aug 22, 2008
Men with early prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy have a lower rate of death due to prostate cancer than men who are followed without ...

Treatment Option Overview   -  Jul 2, 2008
A randomized trial comparing radical prostatectomy to watchful waiting in men with early-stage disease in the pre-PSA screening era (clinical stages T1b, ... WebMD

Radical prostatectomy offers promising survival in clinical T3...   -  Apr 3, 2006
Patients felt to have disease outside the prostate on digital rectal exam (clinical T3 disease) are often not offered surgery as a treatment option ... Gerson Lehrman Group

… treatment for cancer after radical prostatectomy linked with...   -  Jun 17, 2008
Preliminary findings indicate that for men who underwent radical prostatectomy, radiation treatment after prostate cancer recurrence was associated with an ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

New Technique of nerve-sparing Robotic Prostatectomy   -  Aug 6, 2009
The Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy, or VIP, is a method of robotic prostatectomy developed by surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital. ... - (press release)

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