Can I get urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction if I undergo robotic prostatectomy?
In some cases, urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction can be temporary effects of prostatectomy because of weakened or distressed muscles that need time to heal.
A prostatectomy is an effective procedure meant to get rid of prostate cancer by removing the prostate gland. The most frequent complications of this surgery are:
Regaining urinary and erectile functions after prostatectomy
Using robot-assisted surgery allows the surgeon to see every little detail inside the surgical field due to the high-quality vision system. The 3D lens cameras offer up to 10 times the naked eye view's magnification, which helps the surgeon avoid damaging the nerves and muscles responsible for these two functions.
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