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the inability of the male to attain ot maintain an erection sufficient to perform sexual intercourse
excision of the prostate glang through an abdminal incision made above the pubic bone and through an incision in the bladder
transsurethral incision of the prostate gland
a surgical proceduce that widens the urethra by making a few small incisions in the bladder neck and the prostate gland
transurethral mirowave themotherapy
a treatment that eliminates excess tissue present benign prostatic hyperplasia by using heat generated by microwave
transurethral resection of the prostate gland
successive pieces of the prostate gland tissue are resected by using a restectoscope iinserted through the urethra
a blood test that measures the level of prostate-specific antigen in the blood
digital rectal examination
a physical exam in which the physican inserts a finger into the rectum and feels for the size and shape of the postate gland through the rectal wall
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