Radical prostatectomy with preservation of sexual function: Anatomical and pathological considerations

@article{Walsh1983RadicalPW,
  title={Radical prostatectomy with preservation of sexual function: Anatomical and pathological considerations},
  author={P. Walsh and H. Lepor and J. Eggleston},
  journal={The Prostate},
  year={1983},
  volume={4}
}
The technique for radical retropubic prostatectomy has been modified to avoid injury to the branches of the pelvic plexus that innervate the corpora cavernosa. The surgical procedure is based on an understanding of the anatomical relationships between the branches of the pelvic plexus that innervate the corpora cavernosa, the capsular branches of the prostatic vessels that provide the scaffolding for these nerves, and the lateral pelvic fascia. The modifications involve two steps in the… Expand

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