Retropubic Open Prostatectomy

Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

An operation for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) used when the prostate is too large for the surgeon to perform transurethral prostatectomy (TURP).? It involves pushing aside the bladder so that the inner prostate tissue can be removed without entering the bladder.

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