Urological Sciences Research Foundation - USRF

Uro-Video Feature

"Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy:
Surgical Technique for Preservation of Sexual Function"
by Patrick C. Walsh, M.D.

A complete description of the nerve sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy with still images is available at the Johns Hopkins Brady Urological Institute website.

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Dr. Walsh's 1984 classic, made with the assistance of renowned illustrator Leon Schlossberg at Johns Hopkins Hospital, is widely acclaimed as one of the best teaching videos ever made. View selected clips from that video below:


1. Introduction Quicktime

2. In the operating room at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Quicktime

3. Anatomy of neurovascular bundle Quicktime

4. Where neurovascular bundle may be damaged Quicktime

5. Color overlay showing puboprostatic ligaments Quicktime

6. Neurovascular bundle seen lateral to urethra Quicktime

7. Neurovascular bundle, prostate reflected upward Quicktime

8. Division of lateral pedicles Quicktime

9. Anastomosis of bladder urethra Quicktime


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Video segments excerpted from "Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy and Cystoprostatectomy: Surgical Technique for Preservation of Sexual Function" (1984). Full-length video available from the Norwich Eaton Audio-Visual Library. Brought to you by Norwich Eaton Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Norwich, New York. Norwich Eaton is a Proctor & Gamble company.
Videos were digitized and edited by Anthony Cancio, who maintains the USRF Website.

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