Prostatectomy (Nephrology and Urology)
Body Area: Male Specific
Body Parts: Genitals
Symptoms: Difficulty Urinating
A prostatectomy is the removal of part or the entire prostate gland in men. A prostatectomy can be an effective procedure in treating prostate cancer, enlarged prostate gland, and restricted urine flow. Impotence and incontinence are the most prevalent side effects of having a prostatectomy.