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Descriptor English: Prostatectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Prostatectomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Prostatectomia
Descriptor French: Prostatectomie
Entry term(s): Prostatectomies
Prostatectomies, Retropubic
Prostatectomies, Suprapubic
Prostatectomy, Retropubic
Prostatectomy, Suprapubic
Retropubic Prostatectomies
Retropubic Prostatectomy
Suprapubic Prostatectomies
Suprapubic Prostatectomy
Tree number(s): E04.950.774.860.625
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011468
Scope note: Complete or partial surgical removal of the prostate. Three primary approaches are commonly employed: suprapubic - removal through an incision above the pubis and through the urinary bladder; retropubic - as for suprapubic but without entering the urinary bladder; and transurethral (TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE).
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 11911
Unique ID: D011468
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Prostatectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0017824
Scope note Complete or partial surgical removal of the prostate. Three primary approaches are commonly employed: suprapubic - removal through an incision above the pubis and through the urinary bladder; retropubic - as for suprapubic but without entering the urinary bladder; and transurethral (TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE).
Preferred term Prostatectomy
Entry term(s) Prostatectomies
Prostatectomy, Suprapubic - Narrower
Concept UI M0017827
Preferred term Prostatectomy, Suprapubic
Entry term(s) Prostatectomies, Suprapubic
Suprapubic Prostatectomies
Suprapubic Prostatectomy
Prostatectomy, Retropubic - Narrower
Concept UI M0017826
Preferred term Prostatectomy, Retropubic
Entry term(s) Prostatectomies, Retropubic
Retropubic Prostatectomies
Retropubic Prostatectomy



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