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÷ Anatomy

÷ Incision in the endopelvic fascia

÷ Control of the dorsal vein complex.

÷ Division of the urethra.

÷ Division of the posterior striated sphincter.

÷ Preservation of the neurovascular bundle.

÷ Wide Excision of the Neurovascular Bundle.

÷ Division of the bladder neck and removal of the seminal vesicles.

÷ Reconstruction of the bladder neck and vesicourethral anastomosis.

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