What is prostatectomy?
Prostatectomy is the procedure of surgically removing the part of the prostate gland or completely removing it. It is removed so that it does not harm in the long run, and even to save from cancer.
What are the tests required?
The tests that are required before the procedure are:
- Chest X-ray
- Bone scan
How much time is required?
The time required for the surgery to take place is 2-4 hours. The patient needs to stay in the hospital for 2-3 days.