Published in Cancer Weekly, June 2nd, 2009
"Dissection of the SVs can damage the pelvic plexus, compromise trigonal, bladder neck, and cavernosal innervation, and contribute to delayed gain of continence and erectile function. In this study we evaluated the oncological benefit of routine removal of the SVs in currently operated patients. A total of 1003 patients (mean age, 59.7 years) with prostate cancer underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy...
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