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Prostatectomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Prostatectomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.950.774.860.625
Unique ID
D011468
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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).
Entry Term(s)
Prostatectomy, Retropubic
Prostatectomy, Suprapubic
NLM Classification #
WJ 768
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Prostatectomy Preferred
Prostatectomy, Suprapubic Narrower
Prostatectomy, Retropubic Narrower
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