Surgery – MCQ 94 – Bleeding during a radical retropubic prostatectomy

Which of the following is the most troublesome source of bleeding during a radical retropubic prostatectomy?
A. Dorsal venous complex
B. Inferior vesical pedicle
C. Superior vesical pedicle
D. Seminal vesicular artery

Correct answer : A. Dorsal venous complex

Dorsal venous complex passes over the prostate. It is the most troublesome source of bleeding during a prostatectomy.

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