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View in Spanish: Prostatectomía radical preservadora de nervios

Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy ( RA-dih-kul PROS-tuh-TEK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove the prostate in which an attempt is made to save the nerves that help cause penile erections.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.