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Yes, We are always equipped for the prostate removal emergency surgery.
Yes, About 2-3 days of hospitalization is required for prostate cancer surgery.
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For the localized prostate cancer cases, the prostatectomy has been proven as a highly successful surgery and thus treatment of choice.
You will be able to resume most of your daily activities in about 2-3 weeks.
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Dr. Vineet Malhotra is not just the expert but a trainer in the field of urology and andrology. His 17 years of experience in the field of urology and male fertility is commendable. Apart from authoring textbook chapters and research papers, Dr. Vineet has represented various research papers in the famous international and national conferences, including the Cleveland clinic conference, Ohio. Dr. Vineet has also served as a faculty in andrology in Nepal TUTH.
He has taken the penile implants and other laparoscopic minimally invasive kidney and urinary system surgeries to the new heights. After doing his MD in general surgery from GMC Nagpur, he has completed his DNB in urology and andrology from the prestigious Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital at Nadiad, Gujarat. He has trained many surgeons in the techniques like Holmium Laser Prostate and Kidney stone surgery.
Dr. Vineet is a well-known name and one of the best surgeons in India for male infertility, male sexual health, and penile implants treatment. Being an advisory board member of Men’s Health Society of India, and an active member of Urology society of India, International Society for Sexual Medicine, American and European Urological Association etc, He is always at front with the most recent advances in the field of Uro-andrology.
His expertise in dealing with patients with impotence, erectile dysfunction, male infertility and related men’s health problems are recognized around the world and he has treated patients from all around the world for the same. Dr. Vineet Malhotra is the Clinical Director at Diyo’s Men Health Hospital, Delhi.
Prostatectomy is the removal of the prostate gland. The open and laparoscopic radical surgeries are the treatment of choice for localized prostate cancer, that is cancer which has not spread to any other organs.
After getting the PSA levels checked, examining the biopsy reports and analyzing the imaging studies, the prostate is removed by using either of the two approaches:
Open Radical Prostatectomy
After giving the general anesthesia to the patient, an 8 to 10-inch incision is made below the belly button. After that, Prostate, part of the ureter and seminal vesicles are removed. The pelvic lymph nodes can also be removed to check for further spread of cancer.
This laparoscopic approach is latest and minimally invasive. A few small incisions are made and the laparoscope and the related instruments are passed through them. Under the guidance of a video camera, prostate and related blood vessels are removed.
Question 1. How many days of hospitalization is required?
Answer. For laparoscopic prostatectomy, 2 days hospitalization and for open prostatectomy, 3 days hospitalization is required.
Question 2. Will I be in a lot of pain after prostatectomy surgery?
Answer. No, all the necessary measures to curb the pain will be taken.
Question 3. Will any further treatment be needed after prostatectomy?
Answer. The margins of the prostate are viewed under a microscope and if cancer has spread to the margins then further follow-ups and treatment options will be taken.
Question 4. When can I return to full activity?
Answer. You can resume all your activities after 2 to 3 weeks. Exercises like abdominals and sit-ups etc are avoided till 6 weeks after surgery.
Question 5. How much life expectancy does prostatectomy give to a prostate cancer patient?
Answer. With localized cancer, the prostate removal surgery gives more than 10 years of life expectancy in 70-80 years age old seniors.