Prostate Surgery Complications:
In addition to the general risks of surgery, patients who have prostate surgery face some very specific complications. These complications vary from procedure to procedure, based upon the amount of the prostate gland removed and the method used to remove it.
Common Prostate Surgery Complications:
Some of the more common complications include:
Incontinence After Prostate Surgery. Global Robotics Institute at Florida Hospital. https://www.globalroboticsinstitute.com/en/urology-robotic-prostatectomy/incontinence-after-prostate-surgery
Laparoscopic Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy. University of Michigan Health System. Accessed May 2010. http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/urology/lapRP.htm
Transurethral Electro-Resection of the Prostate. Cedars-Sinai. Accessed May 2010. http://www.csmc.edu/Patients/Programs-and-Services/Minimally-Invasive-Urology-Program/Treatment/Transurethral-Electro-Resection-of-the-Prostate-TURP.aspx
Transurethral Microwave Technology. Cedars-Sinai. Accessed May 1010. http://www.csmc.edu/Patients/Programs-and-Services/Minimally-Invasive-Urology-Program/Treatment/Transurethral-Microwave-Technology-TUMT.aspx
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate. National Institute of Health. Accessed May 2010. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002996.htm
Urinary Incontinence Following Prostate Cancer Treatment: Incidence and Clinical Presentation. From the Service d'Urologie at the Hôpital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France (PG), and the Genitourinary Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida. Medscape Today.