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Intraoperative electrical stimulation of cavernous nerves with monitoring of intracorporeal pressure to confirm nerve sparing during radical prostatectomy: Early clinical results.

Authors
  • Terada, Naoki
  • Arai, Yoichi
  • Kurokawa, Kohei
  • Ohara, Hiroki
  • Ichioka, Kentaro
  • Matui, Yoshiyuki
  • Yoshimura, Koji
  • Yamanaka, Hidetoshi
  • Terai, Akito
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association
Publication Date
May 01, 2003
Volume
10
Issue
5
Pages
251–256
Identifiers
PMID: 12694464
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Intraoperative stimulation of the NVB while monitoring ICP changes is a simple and reliable method of accurately evaluating the preservation of cavernous nerves. This system may provide further insight into the mechanism of postoperative erectile dysfunction.

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