What Is the Impact of Sexual and Emotional Concerns on Patients Post Surgery for Robotic Prostatectomy?

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Raj Persad
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Abstract

Background: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. With advances in surgery, more and more patients are undergoing radical prostatectomy and one important side effect of robotic surgery is erectile dysfunction. Current literature demonstrates men undergoing surgery for prostate cancer have significant unmet needs including psychosexual care.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  1. 1.The Royal Free Hospital and UCLLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUnited Kingdom

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