Dating after radical prostatectomy
There is an interest in using oral PDE5 inhibitors for this purpose, since this therapy is noninvasive, convenient, and highly tolerable. Are there new strategies in the near future that may be helpful in improving erection recovery after surgery?
However, while the early, regular use of PDE5 inhibitors or other currently available, "on-demand" therapies is widely touted after surgery for purposes of erection rehabilitation, such therapy is mainly empiric. Recent strategies have included cavernous nerve interposition grafting and neuromodulatory therapy.
When non-nerve-sparingsurgery is required for cancer eradication either unilaterally or bilaterally, wide excision of periprostatic soft tissue includes the cavernous nerves en block withthe removed surgical specimen. What is the importance of preserved erectile function?
In considering the impact of the various treatment approaches for prostate cancer on their quality of life, many patients place paramount importance on the possibility of retaining natural erectile function.
Patients are understandably concerned about this issue and, following months of erectile dysfunction, become skeptical of reassurances that their potency will return. Why does it take so long to recover erections after the very best surgery? The most obvious determinant of postoperative erectile dysfunction is preoperative potency status.
For instance, there may be relationship problems that negatively affect sexual functioning with your partner.
Treatment follows diagnosis, and we provide a range of treatment options through the Clinic.