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OBJECTIVE To investigate the outcomes and complication rates of urinary diversion using mechanical bowel preparation (BP) with 3 day conventional and limited BP method through a standard perioperative care plan. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was designed as a prospective randomized multicenter trial. All patients were randomized to 2 groups. Patients(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect on the oncologic outcomes of treatment with transurethral resection of patients with a solitary bladder tumor smaller than 3 cm with a superficial appearance and benign prostatic hyperplasia. METHODS The follow-up data from 34 men (group 1) who had undergone transurethral bladder tumor resection alone and 31 men who(More)
INTRODUCTION We compare the absorption of irrigant fluid during gyrus plasmakinetic transurethral prostatectomy (PK-TURP) and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). PATIENTS AND METHODS 42 patients with clinical benign prostatic hyperplasia were randomly assigned to undergo PK-TURP or TURP. In the PK-TURP group 0.9% NaCl was used as an irrigation(More)
INTRODUCTION Guy's Stone Score and S.T.O.N.E. Nephrolithometry nomograms have been introduced for systematic and quantitative assessment of kidney stones. The aim of this study was to reveal the value of two scorings systems, Guy and S.T.O.N.E, most frequently used for predicting postoperative stone-free status prior to Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL),(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to determine if antibiotic or anti-inflammatory medications lower serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the presence or absence of inflammation in the prostatic secretions of patients with PSA levels between 2.5 and 10 ng/ml and normal digital rectal examinations (DRE). MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with PSA(More)
To find the most beneficial method, we assessed patient comfort and morbidity rates during prostate biopsy procedures performed using periprostatic nerve blockade, unilateral pudendal nerve blockade, intrarectal lidocaine gel, and a combination of periprostatic nerve blockade and intrarectal lidocaine gel. A total of 159 patients were included in this(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the efficacy of unilateral pudendal nerve block for the relief of all pain during transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy. TRUS-guided prostate biopsy is the standard procedure to diagnose or rule out prostate cancer. The pain, attributed to ultrasound probe insertion and the needle punctures into the prostate,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate early postoperative results of patients with elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels who underwent surgery due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). PATIENTS AND METHODS 64 patients who had lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), normal digital rectal examinations (DRE), elevated PSA levels and prostate biopsies reported as(More)
BACKGROUND In the present study, we assessed the efficacy and morbidity of periprostatic local anesthesia before transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy of the prostate. METHODS From August 2001 to February 2002, 98 patients underwent TRUS-guided prostate biopsy at the Department of 2nd Urology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara,(More)
Renal hydatid disease is uncommon and accounts for only 2 to 3% of all hydatid diseases. The treatment of choice is surgical. Medical therapy is not always satisfactory and radical cure depends mostly on removal of all affected tissue. There is controversy concerning the treatment of residual cavity after evacuation of the cyst. For this problem we(More)