The best hospitals for prostatectomy (prostate surgery removal) are listed below. The ranking is based on Bookimed patients' reviews.
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St. Zdislava Hospital is a leading center of robotic-assisted surgery in the Czech Republic. The Hospital specializes in such procedures as the removal of the prostate by Da Vinci robot, bariatric surgery, kidney and bladder surgeries. Annually over 250 patients choose this Clinic for making robotic prostatectomy. St. Zdislava Hospital suggests quality services, 24/7 assistance for a patient. The Hospital is located in Velke Meziříčí City, in the south of the Czech Republic.
6 days for arrangement
The surgical treatment for prostate cancer supposes the removal of the prostate (prostatectomy).
The operation is carried out under general anesthesia. Its duration is about 2-4 hours.
A doctor places the catheter to enable a patient urinating after the surgery. It is removed in 1-2 weeks.
The hospital stay is 3-5 days.
The prostate cancer surgery cost depends on its type and is calculated individually.
Prostatectomy is performed at LIV Hospital Cancer Center.
A patient arrives at the Hospital and undergoes preoperative tests.
The prostate cancer treatment surgery lasts for 2-4 hours. The general anesthesia is required.
After the operation, a surgeon places the catheter to withdraw the urine.
The hospitalization is 3-5 days; then a patient is dismissed.
The prostate cancer surgery cost includes the operation, tests, medications, doctors’ fees.
When is prostatectomy indicated?
- the patients' age over 70 years
- cardiovascular disorders
- taking medicines which influence the blood coagulability.
What are the types of prostate surgery?
There are such types of surgical treatment for prostate cancer:
- Open prostatectomy. A doctor removes the prostate gland together with the urinary tract, seminal vesicle, and lymph nodes. The operation is performed through the 12 cm incision in the abdomen. The disorder of erectile and urinating functions are quite often observed after this prostate removal type.
- Laparoscopic prostatectomy. A doctor makes 3-6 incisions small on the abdominal wall and places the optic system inside. It illuminates the surgery area and transmits the image on the screen to control operation. This prostatectomy type is less traumatic compared to the open: a patient recovers faster, the urinating and erectile function are preserved in most of the cases.
- Da Vinci prostatectomy. The surgery is assisted with Da Vinci robot. Due to this, the operation is low traumatic and accurate. The robot stabilizes the doctor’s movements and makes them precise. Such a prostatectomy is performed through 1-2 cm incisions. 90% of patients after robotic prostatectomy preserve the urinating and erectile functions.
The prostatectomy cost depends on its type. The open prostate removal is usually the cheapest one.
How is prostate removal performed?
The prostatectomy includes such steps:
- Preparation for prostatectomy
It includes medical survey, urine and blood tests, X-ray, ECG, Ultrasound, CT.
- Prostatectomy process
A patient is under general anesthesia. Depending on the prostate surgery type, a doctor makes incisions and removes the gland. The duration of the procedure is 2-4 hours. Then a patient stays in a hospital for 3-5 days. After prostatectomy a doctor places the catheter to withdraw the urine. It is taken off in 7-14 days.
- Postoperative recovery
Its duration depends on the prostatectomy type. A patient needs to keep diet, take antibiotics and painkillers. In 7 days after the surgery, a doctor removes stitches. In 1 month a patient can return to work, in 2 months — to physical activity.
What affects cost of prostate removal surgery?
The cost of prostatectomy is affected by the following factors:
- The location of the hospital. The prostate cancer surgery cost in Indian hospitals is about 1.5-2 times cheaper than in Turkish or Czech ones. South Korean and German or Spanish hospitals offer 2 times higher price than Turkish medical facilities. The cost difference is explained by the price policy within countries. The quality and effectiveness of prostatectomy remain at about the same high level.
- Type of the prostate gland removal. The robotic-assisted prostatectomy is 20-30% higher than the open or laparoscopic prostate removal surgery.
- Doctor's experience. Specialists who have been performing prostatectomies for decades, have international certificates, and patients' positive reviews can ask for a higher fee. It affects a prostatectomy cost.
What does prostatectomy cost include?
The cost of prostatectomy usually include:
- the prostate surgery itself
- doctor's fee
In most of the cases, such services as a transfer, language assistance (if necessary), extra-consultations with a doctor are paid additionally.
How to get a personalized prostate surgery cost?
- Fill out a form on the Bookimed website describing your medical issue.
- Our manager will call you back to answer all questions and discuss the best hospitals/doctors for prostatectomy.
- Send your medical records and then receive a cost estimate of prostatectomy in your case.
- If you agree with the bill, a Bookimed manager schedules the date of surgery in the chosen hospital.
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How much does Prostatectomy cost ?
Doctors calculate the cost of the Prostatectomy individually for each patient. The price may depend on the hospital's reputation and doctor's experience. You may get the final Prostatectomy cost only after the consultation with a doctor.
66 clinics are represented in the ranking. According to their data, the approximate Prostatectomy cost is:
- The average cost is $15,200. The lowest price is $5,900 and the highest — $27,000.
Rambam Hospital is one of the greatest medical centers in Israel. Thousands of international patients visit the medical center every year. It offers more than 1,000 beds for inpatients. It is necessary to mention that the Rambam medical team includes leading Israeli specialists – professors and doctors, some of whom were even awarded the Nobel Prize. Up-to-date equipment and advanced technologies allow these high-level specialists to refine and develop in various realms of medicine.
3 days for arrangement
Specialists at Anadolu perform prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) in case of cancer.
The operation is carried out under general anesthesia. It can take up to 4 hours.
The urine catheter is placed for 1-2 weeks to withdraw the liquid.
After surgery, a patient stays in the Hospital for 3-5 days.
The cost of prostatectomy usually includes:
- doctor’s fees
- hospitalization stay.
2 days for arrangement
The prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) is performed in the Surgery Department.
Prostate cancer operation lasts from 2 to 4 hours and requires general anesthesia.
After the prostatectomy, a surgeon places the catheter to withdraw the urinating. In 1-2 weeks it is removed; the natural urination restores.
A patient needs to stay in the Hospital for 3-5 days.
The cost of prostatectomy includes:
- lab tests
4 days for arrangement
Medipol University Hospital is one of the largest multi-specialty medical institution in Turkey. Daily, over 1,200 patients trust their health to Medipol's experts. The hospital is equipped with advanced technologies, i.e, Da Vinci Surgical System, Cyber and Gamma Knives. Doctors specialize in cancer, neurological, and cardiovascular treatment. Organ transplantation, bone marrow transplant and IVF are among key specialties of the hospital.
Solingen Municipal Hospital/Academic Hospital of the University of Cologne is among top clinics in Germany according to Focus magazine - one of the most widely circulated German editions. Städtisches Klinikum Solingen is a certified medical institution treating over 60,000 patients per year.
3 days for arrangement
Nordwest Krankenhaus is a multi specialized medical institution, a leading hospital in Germany due to development of innovations, such as 3D ultrasound, anticancer vaccines in targeted therapy. It comprises 5 research institutes and 11 specialized centers.
Doctors of the Surgery Department perform prostatectomy to remove the prostate gland. The Clinic is recognized as one of the best for onco-urological diseases treatment.
Prostate cancer surgery is performed under general anesthesia. The duration is 2-4 hours. It depends on the difficulty of the prostate cancer treatment surgery.
After the operation, a doctor places the catheter to withdraw the urine. It is removed in 1-3 weeks.
The period of hospitalization is 3-5 days.
The prostate cancer surgery cost includes:
- preoperative tests
- doctors' fees
- 4-day hospitalization.
Prostate cancer prostatectomy is performed under general anesthesia. It takes 2 hours on average.
Then a patient is hospitalized for 3-5 days. After surgery the urinating function can be impaired, so a catheter is installed. It is removed in 7-10 days.
The radical prostatectomy cost is calculated individually.
2 days for arrangement
Assuta Hospital is the largest clinic of private ownership in Israel. It develops a lot of medical directions and is highly specialized in surgery, IVF, cardiology (the use of VenaSeal, Cryo and MICRA and other innovative techniques) and oncology. The main distinguishing feature of this medical institution is a high level of attentiveness to the patient’s needs. The option of a surgical operation, an attending physician and a type of the room is not the complete list of things left up to the choice of the patient.
Memorial Şişli Hospital in Istanbul is the largest multidisciplinary medical center in Istanbul. It is the 1st hospital in Turkeу and the 21st in the world accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) for the high quality of treatment.
Memorial Şişli specialties are the following: oncology, bone marrow transplant, in vitro fertilization (IVF), neurosurgery, and organ transplant. The success rate of organ transplant at Memorial is 90%.
Patients from 92 countries choose Memorial Şişli for treatment annually.
HM Hospitales is a prominent group of clinics in Spain which provides medical services in all fields and consists of 6 general hospitals and 3 advanced research centers specializing in oncology, cardiology, neurology and neurosurgery. During 27 years this group has provided high-quality services to its patients and has become the international golden standard. Combination of experienced professionals and state of art technologies has made HM Hospitales in Madrid a reputable leader in the area of private medical services listed among Top 5 Private Hospitals.
Prostate cancer operation (prostatectomy) is conducted at Bumrungrad Men Center.
A surgeon removes the prostate while a patient is under general anesthesia. The duration of prostate cancer prostatectomy is from 2 to 4 hours.
When the prostate is removed, it is necessary to install the catheter for 1-2 weeks. The hospitalization takes about 2-5 days.
The cost of prostatectomy includes:
- pre- and postoperative medical examinations
- doctors’ fees
- language assistance.
The European Health Center Otwock (Europejskie Centrum Zdrowia Otwock) is Poland's first private hospital that specializes in oncology and cardiology. The Сlinic has the only one in the country Interdisciplinary Cardio-oncology Department for cancer treatment in patients with heart disease. The Otwock Health Center is located 25 km from the center of Warsaw.
5 days for arrangement
There are 2 types of prostate cancer prostatectomy performed at Severance - laparoscopic and robot-assisted.
The prostate cancer operation is conducted under general anesthesia. The duration of surgery is 2-4 hours.
Then the urine catheter is placed. It withdraws the urine. The catheter is removed in 7-10 days when the natural urinating normalizes.
The duration of hospitalization is 3-5 days.
Memorial Atasehir Hospital is a private multidisciplinary hospital in Istanbul which belongs to the large Memorial Healthcare Group. The Memorial Atasehir specialties are organ transplant (with 99.5% success rate for liver and 99% for kidney), in vitro fertilization (65% success rate), oncology, cardio- and neurosurgery.
The hospital has Joint Commission International (JCI) certificate for the compliance with international treatment standards, quality, and safety. JCI is a global organization that controls the quality of medical services worldwide.
5 days for arrangement
Clinica Universidad de Navarra (CUN) is the best private Spanish hospital in 2018 according to MERCO (monitoring organization of medical reputation).
Navarra is a leading sarcoma center. 74% of patients get cured of bone sarcoma; and in up to 95% of cases, an affected limb is preserved.
Oncology, Onco-Hematology, Organ Transplant, Neurosurgery, Cardiac Surgery are the primary specialties in Navarra Hospital.
Hospital de Navarra is the 1st in Spain that has received JCI, the US certificate for the high quality of medical services.
Over 700,000 patients from 70 countries have been treated at Navarra.
Klinikum Bremen-Ost is a multidisciplinary hospital located in Bremen. The hospital is a part of the Gesundheit Nord-Klinikverbund Bremen network of hospitals. Bremen-Ost Hospital specializes in lung surgery, neurology, psychotherapy, and psychiatry.
Bremen-Ost is among best German medical facilities in 2015-2016 according to the rating of Focus magazine. The rating includes hospitals with positive patients’ feedback and high treatment success rates.
Every year Bremen-Ost receives 19,000 patients for treatment.