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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1996), erectile dysfunction, and penile rehabilitation (Goldstein, Nehra, & Tsao, 2006; McCullough, Levine, & Padma-Nathan, 2008).
Klein and other experts recommend penile rehabilitation, in which patients are prescribed an ED medication before and after treatment as a way to restore erectile function.
There have been widespread efforts in the urologic community to make radical prostatectomy a safe, "routine" procedure, and to further improve on the morbidity profile with meticulous "anatomic" dissection, nerve-sparing techniques, anti-incontinence procedures, postoperative bladder re-training and penile rehabilitation.