Radical cystectomy and urinary diversion in women: impact on sexual function.

  title={Radical cystectomy and urinary diversion in women: impact on sexual function.},
  author={Magdy Salama El-Bahnasawy and Yasser Mohamed Osman and Ahmed Sobhy El-Hefnawy and Afaf M. Hafez and Mohamed Abdel-latif and Ahmed Mosbah and Bedir Ali-Eldin and Atallah A. Shaaban},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  volume={45 5},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the impact of radical cystectomy and different forms of urinary diversion on female sexual function. MATERIAL AND METHODS Seventy-three consecutive patients were included in the study. The mean age was 52.3 ± 6.5 years. All of them had undergone non-nerve-sparing radical cystectomy and urinary diversion for invasive bladder cancer. Patients were questioned about their current general relations with their husbands in comparison to the preoperative… CONTINUE READING


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