December 5th, 2001

Simple Prostatectomy

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A type of surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that typically involves removing only the inner portion of the prostate.? It is performed either through the urethra (TURP) or by making an incision in the lower abdomen (retropubic or suprapubic prostatectomy).

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