Transurethral resection of the prostate: The new old standard

Joe O. Littlejohn, M. A. Ghafar, Y. M. Kang, S. A. Kaplan

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A literature search was performed for articles between June 2000 and July 2001 pertaining to transurethral resection of the prostate. Eight of the most interesting and/or groundbreaking articles, as deemed by the authors, were selected for review. Topics discussed include transurethral vaporization of the prostate, laser prostatectomy, preoperative finasteride, pelvic floor rehabilitation, the impact of the quantity of tissue removed, bladder infusion prior to catheter removal, and ethanol-glycine in assessment of the absorption of irrigation fluid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Urology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 15 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Urology


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