Prostate Cancer Surgery, also known as radical prostatectomy, can treat prostate cancer by removing the prostate gland. Unfortunately, erectile dysfunction (ED), the inability to gain and maintain an erection, is a common side effect that may last for up to two years.
At Truong Rehabilitation Center, we offer Penile Rehabilitation after Prostate Cancer Surgery to address erectile dysfunction. The numerous protocols used may include a vacuum constriction device or PDE-5 inhibitor medications and the Priapus Shot (P Shot).
We help you to reclaim what Prostate Cancer Surgery took. Contact us here for your first appointment.
Radical prostatectomy is a surgical procedure used to treat cancer located solely in the prostate. The procedure removes the prostate gland and may also remove nearby tissues like the seminal vesicles. Your ejaculation after Prostate Cancer Surgery is also affected, as the surgery will cease your ability to produce semen (known as a dry orgasm).
Post-prostatectomy ED may occur due to:
The goal of Penile Rehabilitation is to help manage, minimize, and overturn ED that may occur due to surgery for prostate cancer. The protocols used in your Penile Rehabilitation may be therapeutic or medical in nature.
Dr. Truong will discuss with you the various protocols that might make up your Penile Rehabilitation in further detail. Some protocols may include:
Dr. Truong will also discuss with you how long your Penile Rehabilitation may las and the dosing needed for applicable protocols. He will also let you know whether or not a penile implant (to help develop erection) is necessary.
Dr. Truong will walk with you on this sexual health journey. To schedule your consultation with a Penile Rehabilitation specialist, contact us here today.
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