Younger patients more likely to return to baseline health post-prostatectomy

April 28, 2003

Chicago-Patients under 65 years of age are more likely to return to baselinecontinence, potency, and physical health 1 year after radical prostatectomy,according to results from a multicenter study presented yesterday. Also,RP patients without comorbidities and those with high health self-ratingsare more likely to return to baseline physical and mental health, respectively.