Letters Urinary incontinence after prostate cancer

Image guided diagnosis and treatment to prevent incontinence after radical prostatectomy

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e1438 (Published 28 February 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1438
  1. Hashim Uddin Ahmed, Medical Research Council clinician scientist in uro-oncology1,
  2. Mark Emberton, chair1
  1. 1Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, London W1P 7NN, UK
  1. hashim.ahmed{at}ucl.ac.uk

Men with urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy report decisional regret and that they would accept incontinence only if treatment led to 28 additional months’ survival beyond 12 years.1 2 However, surgery carries little to no survival benefit over that period. Doherty and Almallah suggest that the best way to mitigate this …

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