Prostate Cancer

Recovery of Erectile Function Following Radical Prostatectomy

Erectile Dysfunction is a common issue for many men as they age. Erectile Dysfunction post prostatectomy has a high prevalence, but there are many treatment options available. A number of factors contribute to erectile function recovery post prostatectomy. Patient factors such as age, baseline erectile function and comorbidities such as diabetes have an impact on erectile function outcomes. The location and size of the prostate cancer along with surgical technique can also impact on erectile function outcomes.

Erectile dysfunction management is a very personal journey and it is important that we establish your individual goals. Whether you aim to achieve erections suitable for penetration, to ensure tissue preservation and length, or to promote a positive sense of self we will work with you to guide you through your penile rehabilitation and sexual renavigation journey. If you have a partner they are an important part of your journey and we do encourage you to bring them to your appointments.

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