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A History of 'prostatectomy' in Urology:

Radical Prostatectomy

1904 - 1945

Popularised by Hugh Hampton Young

Joaquín María Albarrán y Domínguez

1860 - 1912

Cuban-born and nominated for a Nobel Prize in 1912

Hugh Hampton Young

1870 - 1945

Radical prostatectomist & "father of American urology"

Terence Millin

1903 - 1980

Expert in retropubic prostatectomy & TURP

Suprapubic Prostatectomy

1887 - 1920

First performed by McGill

St Peter's Hospital for Stone London

1860 - 1992

Helped by an anonymous donation

Hamilton Irvine Box

19th Century AD

Suprapubic drainage device

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