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Posterior Reconstruction of the Rhabdosphincter

  • Bernardo Rocco
  • Angelica A. C. Grasso
  • Elisa De Lorenzis
  • Marco Sandri
  • Giampaolo Bianchi
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Abstract

Urinary incontinence is still one of the major drawbacks following radical prostatectomy. It is considered even more bothersome than erectile dysfunction, even if its incidence is lower. According to the 2015 EAU guidelines mean continence rates at 12 months range from 89 to 100% for patients treated with robot-assisted RP (RARP) to 80–97% for patients treated with retropubic RP (Guidelines on prostate cancer, Arnhem, 2015).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernardo Rocco
    • 1
  • Angelica A. C. Grasso
    • 2
  • Elisa De Lorenzis
    • 2
  • Marco Sandri
    • 3
  • Giampaolo Bianchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly
  2. 2.Department of UrologyIRCCS Ca’Granda Ospedale Maggiore PoliclinicoMilanItaly
  3. 3.DMS StatLab, Data Methods and sSystems Statistical LaboratoryUniversity of BresciaBresciaItaly

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