Current strategies to improve erectile function in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy-intraoperative scenario.

Results after radical prostatectomy (RP) are generally judged by complete removal of the cancer, return of urinary control, and the ability to have intercourse. Given the complexity of the anatomy of the prostate and its relationship to the surrounding nerves, muscles, and fascia, RP is considered a challenging and technically demanding surgery.

Here we propose multiple intraoperative strategies to optimize oncological and functional outcomes.

Urologic oncology. 2022 Jan 07 [Epub ahead of print]

Adriana M Pedraza, Krunal Pandav, Mani Menon, Mohit Khera, Vinayak Wagaskar, Zachary Dovey, Nihal Mohamed, Sneha Parekh, Ashutosh K Tewari

Department of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY., Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX., Department of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY. Electronic address: .

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