Prostatectomies are of two types-


1. Simple or open prostatectomy (or subtotal prostatectomy)


In simple prostatectomy (or a subtotal prostatectomy) - Is a process of excision of only a specific part of the prostate gland. This type of surgery is recommended only to treat benign conditions.


2. A radical prostatectomy


A radical prostatectomy excises the entire prostate gland, the seminal vesicles, and the vas deferens. This procedure is performed for malignant conditions only.



Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Avoid strenuous physical exercises such as running fast or lifting heavyweights.
  • Avoid sex till the doctor's advice
  • Avoid alcohol and nicotine
  • Take good rest

The average cost of prostate surgery in India is Rs. 80000 to 200000.


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