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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