Surgery is a popular treatment option for prostate cancer that has not progressed beyond the prostate gland.
Radical prostatectomy is the most common type of prostate cancer surgical procedure. The surgeon removes the entire prostate gland as well as some of the surrounding tissue, including the seminal vesicles, during this procedure.
During an operation, the prostate and some surrounding lymph nodes are removed. A surgical oncologist is a specialist who specializes in the surgical treatment of cancer. A surgical health care expert help to treat surgical treatment of cancer. A urologist, often known as a urologic oncologist, is a surgical oncologist involved in the treatment of prostate cancer. The type of surgery is determined by the disease's stage, the patient's overall condition, and other considerations. Along with the surgery, medical option likes…………………………….. available to cure your suffering
Types of Surgery
Prostate excision through the urethra (TURP)
TURP is typically performed to ease the symptoms of a urinary obstruction rather than to treat prostate cancer. In this surgery, a surgeon inserts a small tube with a cutting device called a cystoscope into the urethra and then into the prostate to remove prostate tissue while the patient is under complete anesthesia, which is medicinal to block pain awareness.
Prostatitis Radicalis (open prostatectomy)
The surgical removal of the whole prostate, as well as the seminal vesicles, is known as a radical prostatectomy. Lymph nodes in the pelvic area may be removed as well. This procedure has the potential to impair sexual function.
When possible, nerve-sparing surgery increases the likelihood that the patient will be able to preserve sexual function after surgery by avoiding surgical injury to the nerves that allow erections and orgasm to occur. Because these are independent processes, orgasms can occur even if some nerves are severed.
It is another potential side effect of radical prostatectomy. Medicine, penile implants, or injections may be advised to assist restore normal sexual function. Urine incontinence may sometimes be treated by another procedure.
Prostatectomy, either robotic or laparoscopic
This procedure is less invasive than a radical prostatectomy and may result in a shorter recovery time. A camera and tools are placed into the patient's belly through small keyhole incisions. The robotic devices are then directed by the surgeon to remove the prostate gland. In general, robotic prostatectomy is less painful and causes less bleeding, but the sexual and urinary side effects are similar to those of a radical (open) prostatectomy. Discuss with your healthcare specialist whether your treatment facility offers this operation, but how it compares to the outcomes of a radical (open) prostatectomy.
Risks are associated with radical prostatectomy.
These are some examples:
- Adjacent organs, such as the gut and nerves, are injured
- Clots in the blood
Urine leakage, often known as urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction is the most common side effect. Surgeons will do everything they can to save the nerves that govern erections, but this is not always possible. Even if the surgeon saves the nerves, many men struggle to achieve and maintain erections after a prostatectomy.
However, many men claim that prostate cancer has a negative impact on their quality of life. A cancer diagnosis, symptoms, and surgery can all have a negative impact on a person's life, job, and relationships.