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nerve-sparing prostatectomy

surgery to remove the prostate in which the surgeon tries to save a man’s ability to have erections by leaving in the neurovascular bundles that control that function. See also neurovascular bundle, prostate, radical prostatectomy.

Surgery for prostate cancer

... Nerve-sparing is possible with LRP. ... report that the rates of most other side
effects from LRP seem to be about the same as for open prostatectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for prostate cancer

... prostatectomy. (These side effects are described below.) Recovery of bladder
control may be slightly delayed with this approach. A nerve-sparing ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-surgery

Cancer Glossary

... nerve-sparing prostatectomy Search. surgery to remove the prostate in which
the surgeon tries to save a man's ability to have erections by leaving in ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=n

Prostate Cancer Patients Pick Treatments That May Worsen ...

... the prostate. Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy is typically done in
an effort to preserve sexual function. In some cases ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/prostate-cancer-patients-pick-treatments-that-may-worsen-quality-of-life

Cancer Glossary

... See also neurovascular bundles, nerve-sparing prostatectomy, perineum,
prostate, radical prostatectomy, retropubic prostatectomy, testicles. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=r

What should you ask your doctor about prostate cancer?

... Why or why not? If you recommend radical prostatectomy, will it be nerve
sparing? Should I consider laparoscopic or robot-assisted prostatectomy? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-talking-with-doctor

How cancer treatment can affect ejaculation

... After radical prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) and cystectomy ... have not
finished having children, surgeons have nerve-sparing methods that ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-ejaculation-and-treatment

What are some questions I can ask my doctor about prostate ...

... Do I need a radical prostatectomy or radiation? Why or why not? If I need a
radical prostatectomy, will it be nerve sparing? Will it be laparoscopic? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-talking-with-doctor

Prostate Cancer Overview

... radiation? Why or why not? • If I need a radical prostatectomy, will it
be nerve sparing? Will it be laparoscopic? • What type ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003072-pdf.pdf