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Prostatectomy/ Cystectomy/ Nephrectomy

Group of procedures performed by surgeons with similar skills–Prostatectomy: removal of the prostate through an abdominal incision; or removal of the prostate gland and surrounding structures with an abdominal incision; or removal of the prostate gland and surrounding structures with a scope instead of an open incision; or removal of the prostate gland and surrounding structures with a scope and assisted by a robotic device; Cystectomy: removal of a portion or all of the urinary bladder and adjacent structures through an open abdominal incision, or removal of a portion of the urinary bladder through a scope; Nephrectomy: Removal of the entire or part of the kidney and adjacent structures with either an open incision, or removal of the entire or part of the kidney through a laparoscope, or removal of the entire or part of the kidney through a scope and assisted by a robotic device.
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