Open Nerve Sparing Radical Prostatectomy

Radical prostatectomy, or surgical removal of the prostate and surrounding cancerous tissues, is considered the “Gold Standard” or best way to eradicate prostate cancer.
Radical prostatectomy is a complex and delicate procedure due to many factors, including the location of the prostate gland deep inside the pelvis.

In New Zealand today surgeons use prostatectomy: open surgery (retropubic or perineal approach), or the minimally invasive Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery.

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