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- (PROS-tuh-TEK-toh-mee) An operation to remove part or all of the prostate. Radical (or total) prostatectomy is the removal of the entire prostate and some of the tissue around it.
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- distal pancreatectomy, hepatectomy, nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy, omentectomy, perineal prostatectomy, quadrantectomy, radical prostatectomy, retropubic prostatectomy