Surgical Techniques for Prostate Cancer

  • Rakesh V. Khanna
  • Gennady Bratslavsky
  • Robert J. Stein

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Forrestall O. Dorsett Jr.
    Pages 1-6
  3. Michael C. Lee, J. Stephen Jones
    Pages 7-14
  4. Srinivas Vourganti, Andrij R. Wojtowycz
    Pages 15-20
  5. Itay Sternberg, Guilherme Maia, Abdelkarim Touijer, Bertrand D. Guillonneau
    Pages 33-45
  6. Rakesh V. Khanna
    Pages 47-59
  7. Nikhil Khattar, Rishi Nayyar, Rajeev Sood
    Pages 61-78
  8. Matthew C. Ward, Jay P. Ciezki, Kevin L. Stephans
    Pages 79-96
  9. Timothy Byler, Imad Nsouli
    Pages 97-107
  10. Julio M. Pow-Sang, Einar F. Sverrisson, Oscar M. Valderrama
    Pages 109-117
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 119-124

About this book


This volume provides a comprehensive review and detailed description of surgical techniques for prostate cancer surgery.  All aspects are covered, including surgical anatomy and methods of transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsies, step-by-step approach techniques for radical prostatectomy, and the latest data on outcomes.  Furthermore, limitations as well as tips and tricks are detailed in addition to management of common complications. Lastly, with the increasing use of ablative therapy and brachytherapy, the mechanism of action as well as the keys to obtaining optimal outcomes are illustrated.

Surgical Techniques for Prostate Cancer is a concise and valuable resource to surgeons that documents the different approaches to prostate cancer surgery. 


Brachytherapy Cryotherapy Focal Ablation Lymph Node Dissection Open Retropubic Prostatectomy TRUS Biopsy

Editors and affiliations

  • Rakesh V. Khanna
    • 1
  • Gennady Bratslavsky
    • 2
  • Robert J. Stein
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of UrologySUNY Upstate Medical UniversitySyracuseUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologySUNY Upstate Medical UniversitySyracuseUSA
  3. 3.Center for Robotic and Image Guided SurgeryCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1615-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1616-0
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