How Is Nerve-Sparing Surgery Well Performed?

Chapter

Abstract

Surgical treatment of rectal cancer is associated with a risk of autonomic nerve damage, and consequence of this may be sexual and urinary dysfunction. Awareness of the degree of risk for postoperative sexual and urinary dysfunction is important both for the patient and as a standard for appraisal of individual colorectal practice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.First Surgical Clinic, Clinical Center of SerbiaBelgradeSerbia

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