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Posted by: bee | 2009/12/22

Prostate op

my dad is going in for a part removal of his prostate operation.... he is 78 at the moment...what I want to know more or less how long will he be in hospital and what is the recuperation time...? Merry christmas and a happy new year to you and your family.....

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Hallo Bee
It depends on how they are going to do it - via the urine tube or with an "open" abdominal cut. The urine tube way is usually quicker but the abdominal operation may keep him in hospital for about 5 days with 6 weeks recuperation
Dr Bets

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