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22 February 2021: Clinical Research

Morbidity and All-Cause Mortality Following Radical Prostatectomy Compared with Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer in Chinese Men: A Non-Randomized Retrospective Study

Xi Zhang 1ABF* , Xiang Li 1ABF* , Qiwei Yu 1BDF , Jun Ma 1CDF , Xuemin Zeng 1BCF , Li Xue 2DEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.928596

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e928596

Table 5 Self-reported health problems in men 2 years after diagnosis.

HarmsCohortComparisons between cohorts
TreatmentRadical prostatectomyObservation
Men included in analysis201209p-Value
Urinary incontinence35 (17)* 11 (5)0.001
Erectile dysfunction154 (77)* 81 (39)
Urinary catheterization7 (3)5 (2)0.569
Bowel dysfunction32 (16)* 18 (9)0.034
Variables are presented as frequency (percentage). Fischer exact test was performed for statistical analysis. If
* Significant higher number than OS cohort.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750