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The Evaluation and Management of Postprostatectomy Urinary Incontinence

  • Adonis Hijaz
  • M. Louis Moy
  • Sandip P. Vasavada
  • Raymond R. Rackley
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Abstract

Adenocarcinoma of the prostate is the most common malignancy in men. The treatment options for prostate cancer are growing, but radical prostatectomy remains the treatment of choice for localized prostate cancer in age- and health-appropriate men. Although cancer control is the most important aspect of a radical prostatectomy, minimization of postoperative morbidity, especially urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction, is becoming a greater concern.

Keywords

Urinary Incontinence Radical Prostatectomy Stress Urinary Incontinence Bladder Neck Sacral Nerve Stimulation 
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  • Adonis Hijaz
  • M. Louis Moy
  • Sandip P. Vasavada
  • Raymond R. Rackley

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