Impotence high after prostate removal.
Roughly 5 percent of all the men were incontinent after but not before the surgery, Janet L. Stanford of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle and her colleagues report in the Jan. 19 JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. Only about one-third of the patients said they had total urinary control. The rest had occasional leakage.
The findings of this study, the first of its kind, will help physicians as they counsel patients on treatment options for prostate cancer, Stanford and her colleagues say.
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|Date:||Jan 29, 2000|
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