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Surgeries & procedures

Urological

Prostate removal is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland, most commonly performed through the urethra. The data presented here relate to men who stayed one or more nights for transurethral prostate removal without complications.

Prostate removal: average length of stay

In 2013–14, there were a total of 13 stays for prostate removal, of which 92% were overnight stays.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2013–14 12 3.8 days 2.5 days 45
2012–13 32 2.8 days 2.6 days 88
2011–12 24 2.9 days 2.7 days 69
2010–11 43 2.7 days 2.9 days 118
2009–10 24 3.3 days 2.8 days 78