prostatic fascia

prostatic fascia

a condensation of fascia around the anterior and lateral region of the prostate that contains and surrounds the prostatic plexus of veins and is continuous posteriorly with the rectovesical septum, which separates the posterior surface of the prostate and the base of the bladder from the rectum.
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Potency following robotic radical prostatectomy: a questionnaire based analysis of outcomes after conventional nerve sparing and prostatic fascia sparing techniques.
The technique, that the Menon team developed, and is not available elsewhere for the moment, preserves the prostatic fascia, which appears to improve the quality of nerve preservation during the robotic prostatectomy.