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radical prostatectomy

Known as: Radical prostatectomy by any approach, total prostatectomy, prostatectomies radical 
Surgery to remove the entire prostate. The two types of radical prostatectomy are retropubic prostatectomy (surgery through an incision in the wall… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of surgery versus observation for men with localized prostate cancer detected by means of prostate… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
BACKGROUND In 2008, we reported that radical prostatectomy, as compared with watchful waiting, reduces the rate of death from… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) has diffused rapidly despite limited data on outcomes and greater costs… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
  • P. Walsh
  • The Journal of urology
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 8918452
In 2002, we reported the initial results of a trial comparing radical prostatectomy with watchful waiting in the management of… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Local failure after prostatectomy can arise in patients with cancer extending beyond the capsule. We did a randomised… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE We analyzed the long-term progression-free probability after radical retropubic prostatectomy in a consecutive series of… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Patients with prostate cancer and their physicians need knowledge of treatment options and their potential complications… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
CONTEXT In men who develop an elevated serum prostate-specific antigen level (PSA) after having undergone a radical prostatectomy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Interstitial radiation (implant) therapy is used to treat clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate, but how it… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The technique for radical retropubic prostatectomy has been modified to avoid injury to the branches of the pelvic plexus that… Expand