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Prostatectomy

"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.

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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).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prostatectomy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Prostatectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 66 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2009
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