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By Pamela Ellsworth

A hundred Questions & solutions approximately Men's future health: retaining you cheerful & fit under the Belt is a complete advisor to men's genitourinary well-being. This crucial textual content presents authoritative, functional solutions to the most important questions about erectile disorder, prostate melanoma and benign prostate illness, urinary retention, and coverings for all of those difficulties. Written via Dr. Pamela Ellsworth, a popular urologist and best-selling writer, this simple to learn and worthwhile source is for all males drawn to retaining every little thing in reliable operating order down there.

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The outcomes of laparoscopic prostatectomy, such as urinary incontinence, erectile function, and positive margin rates are similar to open surgery. Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy has surpassed laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in terms of the number of procedures being performed. Robotic-assisted prostatectomy is the newest form of minimally invasive surgery for prostate cancer. The procedure is performed using a three-armed robot. The robot is controlled by the surgeon, who sits at a specialized desk and controls movement of the robot’s arms.

Figure 10 Radial perinal prostatectomy—incision lines. Reprinted with permission from Gibbons RP, Radical Perineal Prostalectomy. Definitive Treatment for Patients with Localized Prostate Cancer. AUA Update Series, Vol. 13, Lesson 5. AUA Office of Education, Houston, TX 1994. QXP 3/12/10 2:42 PM Page 49 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH Prostate Cancer 4 5 2 3 1 CCF ©2000 Figure 11 Trocar sites for laparoscopic radial prostalectomy. Reprinted with permission from The Urologic Clinics of America, Volume 28, Number 2, May 2001, p.

Chance of impotence or pain with ejaculation; 25–60% chance of impotence. No pathologic staging; urinary retention; harder to do if have had prior TURP. Potentially significant side effects. Advantages Minimally invasive; quick recovery, short hospitalization; no transfusions. 1. Kills and/or reduces growth of cancer. 2. Provides palliation (symptom relief). Brachytherapy (interstitial seeds) Chemotherapy Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer (Continued) Mode of Treatment Table 7 2:42 PM Some chemotherapy combinations have been shown to improve outcomes and significantly prolong survival.

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