Nerve grafting procedure restores erectile function after surgery for prostate cancer

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A prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate gland) is a standard treatment for prostate cancer and has a good rate of success in curing the cancer. Unfortunately, the prostatectomy procedure can cause nerve damage to surrounding tissues and as a result, many men experience erectile dysfunction that is not easily treatable using usual therapies.

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