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Table 4 Functional outcomes

From: Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a single surgeon’s experience in 80 cases after 2 years of formal training

  Group A Group B Group C Group D P
Continence at 6 months (%) 16 (80%) 19 (95%) 17 (85%) 18 (90%) 0.515
Potency at postoperative 6 months (%)* 3 (15%) 5 (25%) 3 (15%) 6 (30%) 0.569
Potency at postoperative 6 months (%) 2 (40%) 4 (44%) 1 (33%) 3 (43%) 0.989
Follow-up time (mean ± SD) 15.30 ± 1.92 10.9 ± 1.12 7.7 ± 1.38 5.7 ± 1.34 0.001
  1. SD = standard deviation
  2. *Overall
  3. †Bilateral nerve sparing technique