Nerve sparing surgery

  • Management of residual masses in testicular germ cell tumors.

    About 50% of all patients with advanced testicular cancer demonstrate residual retroperitoneal or extraretroperitoneal masses. About two thirds of the masses harbour necrosis/fibrosis only whereas as about 10% and 40% harbour vital cancer or teratoma.

    Published March 4, 2019
  • Sexual dysfunction following rectal cancer surgery.

    Sexual and urological problems after surgery for rectal cancer are common, multifactorial, inadequately discussed, and untreated. The urogenital function is dependent on dual autonomic sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation, and four key danger zones exist that are at risk for nerve damage during colorectal surgery: one of these sites is in the abdomen and three are in the pelvis.

    Published May 15, 2017
  • The Effect of Nerve Sparing Status On Sexual and Urinary Function: 3-Year Results from the CEASAR Study.

    Nerve sparing (NS) contributes to recovery of sexual and urinary function after radical prostatectomy (RP) but may be ineffective in some patients or risk positive surgical margin. We evaluated sexual and urinary function outcomes in prostate cancer (PCa) patients treated with RP, according to degree of NS.

    Published December 21, 2017
  • Voiding Dysfunction After Non-urologic Pelvic Surgery.

    Urinary dysfunction is a common entity in patients undergoing radical pelvic surgery for non-urologic malignancies. These dysfunctions may manifest as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) or signs such as urinary retention or leakage.

    Published August 17, 2018

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