A member asked:

What to do about prostatectomy, how long untill i can get an erection if the nerves were spared and why so long a recovery.?

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Dr. James Lin answered

Here are some ...: What you referred to is radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer (P-Ca), which can be done with nerve-sparing techniques, but not always resulting in the outcome as commonly wished due to multiple intraoperative factors such as surgeon's proficiency and anatomical variations. As a result, inevitable direct or indirect injury to pudendal nerve & vessels may occur.

Answered 10/5/2014

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