What is a radical prostatectomy?

A 65-year-old man is seen in the preoperative clinic 1 week before a scheduled radical prostatectomy. He has been diagnosed w
A 65-year-old man is seen in the preoperative clinic 1 week before a scheduled radical prostatectomy. He has been diagnosed with femoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT) following a complaint of calf soreness. 1. What is a radical prostatectomy? 2. What would be a reason for this procedure (i.e. diagnostic, curative, restorative, etc.) 3. What is the level of urgency, degree of risk, and extent of urgency for this procedure? 4. What possible treatment would you anticipate being ordered for the treatment of DVT? (Discuss 2) 5. What are risk factors that contribute to the development of DVT? (Name 3)