Perioperative Pelvic Floor Muscle Training May Improve Recovery of Continence in Men with Localized Prostate Cancer Undergoing Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to determine if pelvic floor muscle training with a physical therapist before and after surgery will improve health-related quality of life following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.

Study Description

The purpose of this study is to determine whether initiating pelvic floor muscle training preoperatively improves quality of life symptoms related specifically to urinary health following robot-assisted radial prostatectomy.

Additional Information

Participants will not be paid for their participation.


  • IRB Number: 1501440753 (IUSCC-0523)
  • Research Study Identifier: TX5087
  • Principal Investigator: Ronald Boris, MD

Recruitment Status

Open

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