Yanhong Liu, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Yanhong Liu

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Radical prostatectomy – Procedures

Radical prostatectomy Yanhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D.; William R. Kimball, M.D., Ph.D.; Yandong Jiang M.D., Ph.D. What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Different from simple prostatectomy, which is done mainly for the treatment of prostate enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia), radical prostatectomy is the treatment of choice for localized prostate cancer. As the fourth…

Nephrectomy – Procedures

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure There are about 50,000 patients undergoing partial or total nephrectomy surgeries for non–transplant-related indications in the United States annually. Half of those procedures are performed to remove renal tumors. In addition, there are about 6000 individuals per year undergoing nephrectomy for kidney donation. a. Classification Nephrectomy…

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