Open Retropubic Prostatectomy

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Wachira Kochakarn


The open retropubic prostatectomy was mentioned in an editorial section in Vol. 38 No. 4 (2015): October-December of Rama Med J. This surgical procedure is most often used to remove the prostate cancer. However, the minimally invasive surgical techniques were developed and played a crucial role in general surgery. The section was published in Thai language.

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Kochakarn, W. (2015). Open Retropubic Prostatectomy. Ramathibodi Medical Journal, 38(4), 253–254. Retrieved from
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