Chapter 17. Open Radical Prostatectomy: How Can Intra-Operative, Peri-Operative and Post-Operative Complications be Prevented?

  1. Winsor Bowsher1 and
  2. Adam Carter2
  1. Robert P. Myers,
  2. R. Houston Thompson,
  3. Stephen M. Schatz and
  4. Michael L. Blute

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755006.ch17

Challenges in Prostate Cancer, Second Edition

Challenges in Prostate Cancer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Myers, R. P., Houston Thompson, R., Schatz, S. M. and Blute, M. L. (2006) Open Radical Prostatectomy: How Can Intra-Operative, Peri-Operative and Post-Operative Complications be Prevented?, in Challenges in Prostate Cancer, Second Edition (eds W. Bowsher and A. Carter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755006.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    St Joseph's Hospital, Newport, South Wales, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, South Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107525

Online ISBN: 9780470755006

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Keywords:

  • prostatectomy;
  • complications;
  • surgery;
  • PSA testing;
  • embolism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • CURRENT COMPLICATION RATES

  • PATIENT SELECTION

  • PATIENT PREPARATION

  • EXERCISE AND DIET

  • IMMEDIATE PREOPERATIVE MEASURES

  • ANAESTHESIA PREPARATION

  • IN-HOSPITAL MEASURES

  • ON THE OPERATING ROOM TABLE

  • INTRAOPERATIVE MEASURES

  • POSTOPERATIVE MEASURES