penile rehabilitation


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penile rehabilitation

Any technique or medication that improves erectile function after radical prostatectomy.
See also: rehabilitation
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Moreover, cohort studies generated by centres of excellence provide potency rates in the range of 90-95%; independent surveys and a recent meta-analysis of the placebo-arms of randomized controlled trials on penile rehabilitation suggest considerable lower rates between 20 and 30% [4, 5].
Overview of the Post-Surgical Follow-Up Protocol Discussed at Each Pre-Surgical Education Class First Post-Op Follow-Up Visit (7to 12 Days Post-Surgery) Antibiotics Catheter removal Sexual activity Pathology report Incontinence counseling Penile rehabilitation First Year Follow-Up Visits 1 month 3 months 6 months 9 months 12 month Office visit PSA test Second Year Follow-Up Visits 6 months 12 month Office visit PSA test Third, Fourth, and Fifth Year Follow-Up Visits 12 month Office visit PSA test Over the entire study period, a significantly greater proportion of patients (123; 64.1%) attended a scheduled pre-surgical education class, compared to those who either did not schedule a class or failed to attend (69; 35.9%) (p < 0.001) (see Table 1).