Factors predicting early return of continence after radical prostatectomy Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Recovery of Function
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urodynamics

abstract

  • Success of radical prostatectomy is measured by control of cancer and return of urinary and sexual function. Urinary incontinence is generally considered the greatest impairment in immediate postoperative urinary function. Multiple factors are associated with earlier return of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy. These factors can be divided into those known prior to surgery, and therefore possibly not modifiable, and factors that can be controlled during surgery or surgical planning. In addition, various postoperative maneuvers can help hasten urinary continence. This article examines the effect of known factors related to early return of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy.

publication date

  • May 2010

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11934-010-0108-6

PubMed ID

  • 20425626

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 191

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 11

number

  • 3