A friend of mine had his prostrate removed about 5 months now and still has not healed, he is still using his catheter, doctors talk about a special case , and of re constructive surgery. Can you shed some light .
Thank you for your question. In my experience, several of my patients are immediately continent after catheter removal; approximately 6 weeks after surgery.
Obviously, I am not familiar with this case, but given the chronic incontinence, they may be discussing the use of an artificial urinary sphincter.
Ashutosh (Ash) K. Tewari, MD
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