- A type of surgery that attempts to save the nerves near the tissues being removed.
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Nerve-sparing surgery — is a type of surgery that attempts to save the nerves near the tissues being removed. It is commonly applied in radical retropubic prostatectomy where surgeons may visually identify the cavernous nerves of penis or apply an electrical stimulation … Wikipedia
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