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Is prostate removal surgery considered major surgery?

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Dr. James Lin
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Yes, but...: Yes, it's major; the one for prostate cancer is definitely big and that for obstructive urination, less but still takes 3-6 months to completely heal ; resurface the large internal raw surface. But, with the refined professional skills and advanced technology, the expected surgery-related suffering ; pain as well as its outcome has been better accepted than ever. More detail? Ask doc timely.

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Last updated Apr 15, 2014

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