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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

... 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

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

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