The prostate is a male gland that is located in the pelvis under the bladder, surrounding the urethra. Its role is very important in the reproductive system as it produces the fluids that carry sperm. There are several prostate conditions, and those that lead to requiring surgery are prostate cancer and benign prostatic enlargement or hyperplasia (BPH).
Surgery for the prostate partial or complete removal is called prostatectomy and is used to treat conditions such as prostate cancer with the aim of curing the condition, maintaining the ability to control the urinary sphincter, to have and maintain erections, and above all, to preserve the patient’s life in the face of a serious disease such as cancer, in which case the goals are to remove cancerous tissue and prevent metastasis, while BPH surgery is usually intended to remove prostate tissue to restore urine flow to normal levels.
Partial or total prostatectomy will help symptoms improve. Now, surgery can be performed in ways depending on the condition, the options are:
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