Surgery to remove the prostate is called prostatectomy.
The surgical removal of the entire prostate gland-called radical prostatectomy-is one treatment for prostate cancer. In some cases, the surgery may lead to erection problems and UI.
National Cancer Institute at the National Institute of Health
AUAFoundation - The Official Foundation of the American Urological Association
NKDEP - National Kidney Disease Education Program
NKUDIC - National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)Kidney and Urologic Diseases A-Z list of Topics and Titles
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