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retropubic

[ret-tro-PEW-bick] behind the pubic bone but in front of the bladder. In prostate cancer, a surgical approach to the prostate through an incision (cut) in the lower abdomen (belly) is called a retropubic prostatectomy. See also bladder, prostate, pubic bone.

Surgery for prostate cancer

... Radical retropubic prostatectomy: For this approach, a cut (incision) is made
in the lower belly (abdomen), as shown in the picture below. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for prostate cancer

... Radical retropubic prostatectomy. ... It also might be used if you have other medical
conditions that make retropubic surgery difficult for you. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-surgery

Cancer Glossary

... See also neurovascular bundles, nerve-sparing prostatectomy, perineum,
prostate, radical prostatectomy, retropubic prostatectomy, testicles. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=r

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

... of Clinical Oncology. Traditional surgery to remove the prostate is called
radical retropubic prostatectomy. While the patient ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-robotic-surgery-does-not-lessen-common-side-effects-from-prostate-removal

Prostate Cancer Overview

... Radical retropubic prostatectomy: For this approach, a cut (incision) is made
in the lower belly (abdomen), as shown in the picture below. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003072-pdf.pdf

A Numbers Expert Shares His Experience with Prostate ...

... Successful Surgery and the Phases of Recovery. About 6 weeks after his
diagnosis, Ward had a radical retropubic prostatectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/a-numbers-expert-shares-his-experience-with-prostate-cancer

October 2009

... who is sitting at a special machine, compared to men who had their surgery
the more traditional way, called “retropubic radical prostatectomy” (RRP ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2009/10/default.aspx

"Gee Whiz" Cancer Surgery May Not Be Best Surgery

... who is sitting at a special machine, compared to men who had their surgery
the more traditional way, called “retropubic radical prostatectomy” (RRP ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2009/10/14/gee-whiz-cancer-surgery-may-not-be-best-surgery.aspx

Prostate Cancer

... Radical retropubic prostatectomy ... It also might be used if you have other medical
conditions that make retropubic surgery difficult for you. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf

American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of ...

... Radical prostatectomy, performed through a range of approaches (laparoscopic,
retropubic, robotic, or per- ineal), generally involves the removal of ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/download/2010+prostate+cancer+early+detection+guidelines.pdf