Perioperative patient education improves long-term satisfaction rates of low-risk prostate cancer patients after radical prostatectomy

Perioperative patient education improves long-term satisfaction rates of low-risk prostate cancer... 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, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Journal of Urology Springer Journals

Perioperative patient education improves long-term satisfaction rates of low-risk prostate cancer patients after radical prostatectomy

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Urology; Nephrology; Oncology
ISSN
0724-4983
eISSN
1433-8726
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00345-016-1998-9
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