TITLE

Management of Urinary Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Treatment and Urethroplasty

AUTHOR(S)
McCammon, Kurt A.
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
AUANews;Apr2015, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the onset of urethral stricture or bladder neck contracture complications in prostate cancer patients treated with combined brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy. It is noted that preoperative planning is necessary given the resulting urinary incontinence rates after prostatectomy surgery. The urethral reconstruction vessel sparing approach of surgeon Gerald Jordan and artificial urinary sphincter option are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
102055758

 

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