Evaluating and managing urinary incontinence after prostatectomy: beyond pads and diapers

Cleve Clin J Med. 2007 Jan;74(1):57-63. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.74.1.57.


Men who become persistently incontinent after undergoing prostatectomy have a variety of options for regaining control, ranging from behavioral changes to surgery. To determine the best therapy, one should define the problem with a thorough urologic evaluation.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cholinergic Antagonists / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prostatectomy / adverse effects*
  • Prostatectomy / methods
  • Urinary Incontinence / drug therapy
  • Urinary Incontinence / etiology*
  • Urinary Incontinence / surgery


  • Cholinergic Antagonists