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‘End of Controversy’: Robotic Prostatectomy Is Winner

A new national database study shows that the high-tech approach improves oncologic outcomes; this prompted a grand declaration from an expert. Source: ‘End of Controversy’: Robotic Prostatectomy Is Winner “Robotic prostatectomy has superior or at least equal oncologic efficacy and … Continue reading

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Penile Shortening After Prostate Surgery Temporary – Renal and Urology News

At six months, men who took a daily PDE5i had no SFPL loss, whereas those who did not take a PDE5i consistently had a significant mean 4.4 mm SFPL loss compared with baseline.“The present study is among the first to … Continue reading

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After prostate surgery, some men leak during sex | Reuters

Incontinence during sex is a long-lasting problem for roughly one in eight men who have had their prostate removed due to cancer, a study of more than 1,400 patients has found. via After prostate surgery, some men leak during sex … Continue reading

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Better patient counseling needed on post-RP erectile function – – UrologyTimes

Acting on anecdotal evidence, Dr. Nelson and his co-authors, Peter Scardino, MD, and John P. Mulhall, MD, assessed the erectile function of 250 men average age, 59±8 years pre- and post-radical prostatectomy. Of the men with baseline erectile function scores … Continue reading

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UroToday – Laparoscopic mesh herniorrhaphy: Impact on outcomes associated with radical retropubic prostatectomy

Source: Urotoday Eighteen patients with a prior LMH underwent RRP. Five of the 18 had bilateral LMH, with unilateral LMH in the remainder. Outcomes in this group were compared with 38 patients without prior LMH. There was no difference between … Continue reading

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UroToday – Nephroureteral Stent on Suction for Urethrovesical Anastomotic Leak After Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy

Source Urotoday.com I found an abstract about a way to manage urinary ascites that can rarely happen after dvP. Conventional measures, including catheter traction, passive drainage, and needle vented Foley catheter suction, failed. On postoperative day 6 a unilateral nephroureteral … Continue reading

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