A longitudinal assessment of bowel related symptoms and fecal incontinence following radical perineal prostatectomy.

@article{Dahm2003ALA,
  title={A longitudinal assessment of bowel related symptoms and fecal incontinence following radical perineal prostatectomy.},
  author={Philipp Dahm and Ari D Silverstein and Alon Z. Weizer and Matthew D Young and Johannes Vieweg and David Mois Albala and David F. Paulson},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={169 6},
  pages={2220-4}
}
PURPOSE Recent studies have suggested an increased incidence of fecal incontinence following radical perineal prostatectomy. We provide a prospective and longitudinal assessment of bowel related symptoms of patients undergoing radical perineal prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 78 patients who underwent radical perineal prostatectomy between January 1 and December 31, 2001 and had a minimal followup of 6 months were included in the analysis. Patient information was obtained from… CONTINUE READING