A Critical Analysis of the Current Knowledge of Surgical Anatomy Related to Optimization of Cancer Control and Preservation of Continence and Erection in Candidates for Radical Prostatectomy Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Prostate
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Urinary Incontinence

abstract

  • The surgical anatomy of the prostate and adjacent tissues involved in radical prostatectomy is complex. Precise knowledge of all relevant anatomic structures facilitates surgical orientation and dissection during radical prostatectomy and ideally translates into both superior rates of cancer control and improved functional outcomes postoperatively.

publication date

  • February 2010

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.eururo.2009.11.009

PubMed ID

  • 19931974

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 179

end page

  • 92

volume

  • 57

number

  • 2