The impact of acute urinary morbidity on late urinary function after permanent prostate brachytherapy.

PURPOSE Acute prostate brachytherapy-related morbidity is dominated by urinary symptomatology. In this study, we evaluated the effect of severe early brachytherapy-related urinary morbidity on late urinary function. METHODS AND MATERIALS From January 1998 to September 2003, 1029 patients were implanted for clinical stage T1b-T3a (2002 American Joint… CONTINUE READING