• urine
  • According to Robert Aronowitz, before the biopsy, the patients underwent a physical examination including blood and urine assays, x-rays of the abdomen, massage of the prostate for cytology and intravenous pyelograms. (wikipedia.org)
  • urinary
  • As many as forty percent of men undergoing prostatectomy may be left with some degree of urinary incontinence, usually in the form of leakage with sneezing, etc. (stress incontinence) but this is highly surgeon-dependent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Any form of epididymitis can be caused by genito-urinary surgery, including prostatectomy and urinary catheterization. (wikipedia.org)
  • nerves
  • Other terms that can be used to describe a prostatectomy include: Nerve-sparing: the blood vessels and nerves that promote penile erections are left behind in the body and not taken out with the prostate. (wikipedia.org)
  • hernias
  • By far the most common hernias develop in the abdomen, when a weakness in the abdominal wall evolves into a localized hole, or "defect", through which adipose tissue, or abdominal organs covered with peritoneum, may protrude. (wikipedia.org)