Int Urol Nephrol (2017) 49:1519–1526 DOI 10.1007/s11255-017-1645-4 UROLOGY - ORIGINAL PAPER Does topical hemostatic agent (Floseal ) have a long‑term adverse effect on erectile function recovery after nerve‑sparing robot‑assisted radical prostatectomy? 1 1 2 Eugenio Martorana · Bernardo Rocco · Shaniko Kaleci · 1,4 1 3 Giacomo Maria Pirola · Luigi Bevilacqua · Luca Reggiani Bonetti · 1 1 1 Stefano Puliatti · Salvatore Micali · Giampaolo Bianchi Received: 25 April 2017 / Accepted: 26 June 2017 / Published online: 4 July 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017 Abstract higher mean IIEF score 3 months after surgery (p = 0.06) Objectives To investigate the long-term effects of Floseal but no differences in terms of EFR (p = 1.000). Long-term on erectile function recovery (EFR) after nerve-sparing results (6, 9, 12 months after surgery) showed a signifi - robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RALP). cantly and progressively higher mean IIEF score (p = 0.04, Methods We prospectively collected results of the self- 0.003, 0.003) and EFR (p = 0.043, 0.027, 0.004) in Group administered International Index Erectile Function Ques- A patients. Comparison between the groups in terms of tionnaire 1–5 and 15 (IIEF 1–5 and 15) of 532 consecu- severe, moderate,
International Urology and Nephrology – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 4, 2017
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