Male Sexual Function after Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision
Colorectal Disease, 07/18/2012
Hida K et al. – The proportion of patients with sexual dysfunction after laparoscopic total mesorectal excision (LTME) is low. With the enhanced visibility of the laparoscope, inadvertent pelvic autonomic nerve (PAN) injury was detected in a significant number of cases and associated with transient deterioration of sexual function.