"Prostatectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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).
- Prostatectomy, Suprapubic
- Prostatectomies, Suprapubic
- Suprapubic Prostatectomies
- Suprapubic Prostatectomy
- Prostatectomy, Retropubic
- Prostatectomies, Retropubic
- Retropubic Prostatectomies
- Retropubic Prostatectomy
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Prostatectomy".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Prostatectomy".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prostatectomy" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Prostatectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.