Chapter 14. Radical Prostatectomy

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. T. J. Christmas and
  2. A. P. Doherty

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch14

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Christmas, T. J. and Doherty, A. P. (2008) Radical Prostatectomy, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • radical prostatectomy;
  • surgery;
  • perineal prostatectomy;
  • laparoscopic radical prostatectomy;
  • prostate cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Patient selection for radical prostatectomy

  • Radical retropubic prostatectomy

  • Perineal prostatectomy

  • Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

  • Radical prostatectomy results

  • Radical prostatectomy complications

  • Conclusion