Posts Tagged ‘nerve-sparing prostate surgery’

URO TODAY: A more precise grading system is needed to predict men’s erectile function recovery after nerve-sparing prostate surgery, a study shows. READ MORE>

Our data support the adoption of a subjectively assigned nerve-sparing score to more precisely predict erectile function outcomes and suggest that even minor nerve trauma significantly impairs the recovery of erectile function after procedures classically regarded as having achieved bilateral nerve sparing.

Further studies are needed to identify the optimal nerve-sparing system.

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MAY 13: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK:  Older Japanese prostate patients undergoing radical perineal prostatectomy that spared nerves were not greatly concerned about a decrease in their sexual-function-related quality of life, a study of 194 people found.  READ MORE>

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