Urological surgery

Surgical Procedure Recommended return to non-manual employment Recommended return to manual employment Other Advice
Prostatectomy - transurethral 2-4 weeks 4-8 weeks  
Radical prostatectomy 4 weeks 6 weeks  
Renal lithotripsy 2 weeks 2 weeks  
Vasectomy Up to 1 week 2 weeks  
Vasectomy reversal 1 week 2 weeks  
Orchidectomy 2 weeks 2 weeks  
Renal transplant
Laparoscopic Open
4-6 weeks
6-8 weeks
4-6 weeks
6-8 weeks
Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy 3-4 weeks 6 weeks  
Laparoscopic nephrectomy 2-4 weeks 4-6 weeks  
Cystoscopy 1 day 1 day



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