Erectile Function Mostly Not Impacted by Surgery for BPH

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) surgery can impact sexual function, mainly involving ejaculatory function, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis recently published in European Urology Focus.

Celeste Manfredi, M.D., from the University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" in Naples, Italy, and colleagues conducted a systematic literature review to assess current evidence regarding the impact of BPH surgery on sexual function. The analysis included 151 studies (20,531 patients).

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