What is the definition of a satisfactory erectile function after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy?

@article{Briganti2011WhatIT,
  title={What is the definition of a satisfactory erectile function after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy?},
  author={Alberto Briganti and Andrea Gallina and Nazareno Suardi and Umberto Capitanio and Manuela Tutolo and Marco Bianchi and Andrea Salonia and R. Colombo and Valerio Di Girolamo and Juan Ignazio Martinez-Salamanca and Giorgio Guazzoni and Patrizio Rigatti and Francesco Montorsi},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={1210-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Different cut-offs of the erectile function (EF) domain of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) have been used as definition of postoperative EF recovery. AIM To test the correlation between patient satisfaction and IIEF-EF domain score cut-offs. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE The IIEF was used to evaluate EF and satisfaction before and after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy (BNSRP). METHODS The study included 165 consecutive patients treated with retropubic… CONTINUE READING

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