Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed malignancies affecting men. Although the post-surgical survival rate is very high, these surgical interventions are associated with an increased risk of postoperative damage. About 12 to 83 percent of patients suffer incontinence and erectile dysfunction after prostatectomy. This can mean a significantly impaired quality of life for those affected. A new nerve sparing method of preventing such postoperative impairments using inomed devices has been successfully trialled in a study* by a collaboration of the Clinical Neurophysiology Department of the Hospital Ramón y Cajal in Madrid, Spain, with the help of Dr. Jaime Lopez from neurological Sciences and Neurosurgery in Stanford, USA and the Urology Department, Hospital Ramón y Cajal in Madrid, Spain.
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