Intraoperative, perioperative, and long-term complications of radical prostatectomy.

  title={Intraoperative, perioperative, and long-term complications of radical prostatectomy.},
  author={Bijan Shekarriz and Jyoti Upadhyay and David P. Wood},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  volume={28 3},
With improved surgical technique and perioperative care, the intraoperative and early postoperative complications of radical prostatectomy have decreased over the last 2 decades. Incontinence and impotence are two of the most significant long-term complications related to this procedure. Although the wide range of incontinence and impotence rates reported has been attributed to multiple factors, including the method of data collection and patient selection, it is apparent that the surgeon's… CONTINUE READING


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