World J Urol (2017) 35:1205–1212 DOI 10.1007/s00345-016-1998-9 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Perioperative patient education improves long-term satisfaction rates of low-risk prostate cancer patients after radical prostatectomy 1,2 1 1 Alexander Kretschmer · Alexander Buchner · Markus Grabbert · 1 1 1 1 Anne Sommer · Annika Herlemann · Christian G. Stief · Ricarda M. Bauer Received: 15 September 2016 / Accepted: 30 December 2016 / Published online: 16 January 2017 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract no pads. 67.1% felt very well informed, while 11.7% felt Purpose To evaluate patient-reported functional out- poorly educated about postoperative SUI. Regarding ED, comes after radical prostatectomy (RP) and to analyse the an IIEF score of ≥18 was reached by 33.7%. 59.6% felt effect of perioperative patient education on satisfaction very well educated, while 13.0% felt poorly informed. Poor rates among low-risk prostate cancer patients. patient counselling regarding SUI and ED led to signifi- Methods Inclusion criteria encompassed low-risk prostate cantly decreased long-term satisfaction rates [40.7, 33.3% cancer patients as defined by the D’Amico criteria, under - (p < 0.001)]. In multivariate analysis, poor ED patient going nerve-sparing RP without pelvic lymph node dissec- counselling [OR 0.190, 95% CI 0.055–0.652 (p = 0.008)], tion. Patient-centred functional outcomes, subjective evalu- and postoperative IIEF5 score [OR 3.061,
World Journal of Urology – Springer Journals
Published: Jan 16, 2017
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