Surgical and Functional Outcomes of Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy After Biopsy Related Acute Prostatitis

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To compare the morbidity and functional results after radical retropubic prostatectomy with and without previous transrectal prostate biopsy related acute prostatitis history.


From May 2010 to June 2016, data available 320 patients underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy, of whom 23 (7.2%) had previous transrectal prostate biopsy related acute prostatitis history were included for this study. The perioperative and postoperative data were compared between group 1 (with previous prostatitis) and group 2 (without previous prostatitis). The functional results were assessed by self-administered questionnaires at 12 months after surgery.


Table 1 lists the baseline characteristics of the 320 included patients. In group 1, the operative time, hospitalization and bladder catheterization time was statistically increased by 40 minutes, 1.9 days, and 2.5 days, respectively (p