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laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

[lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick rad-ick-uhl pros-tuh-TECK-tuh-me] a surgical procedure in which the prostate is removed using a laparoscope. See also laparoscope, prostate.

Surgery for prostate cancer

... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. For a laparoscopic ... Robotic-assisted
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Surgery for prostate cancer

... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP): For an LRP, the surgeon removes
the prostate under the guidance of a laparoscope – a long thin tube ...


Considering prostate cancer treatment options

... now believe that external radiation, radical prostatectomy, and brachytherapy
all ... of newer types of surgery (laparoscopic prostatectomy and robotic ...


Study: Robotic Surgery Does Not Lessen Common Side ...

... The robotic surgery is actually called robotic-assisted laparoscopic
radical prostatectomy (RALRP). The surgeon sits at ...


Cancer Glossary

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Cancer Facts & Figures 2010

... can be used for radical prostatectomy, including conventional (open) surgery
and several minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgical techniques. ...


Prostate Cancer

... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy For a laparoscopic ... Robotic-assisted
laparoscopic radical prostatectomy A newer approach ...


Prostate Cancer Overview

... Laparoscopy: where the surgeon uses a laparoscope (a long ... Laparoscopic
radical prostatectomy (LRP): For an LRP, the surgeon removes the ...


Weigh Your Options, Says Prostate Cancer Survivor

... In the end, he chose to have robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy,
a surgical procedure in which the surgeon uses robotic arms to ...


What are some questions I can ask my doctor about prostate ...

... If I need a radical prostatectomy, will it be nerve sparing? Will it be laparoscopic?
What type of radiation treatment might be best for me? ...