A pilot study for a randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of surgical treatments of the prostate.

@article{Bryan1999APS,
  title={A pilot study for a randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of surgical treatments of the prostate.},
  author={Nicolas P Bryan and Loretta Byrne and K J Hastie and John B Anderson and Keely Moore and Christopher R Chapple},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={1999},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={249-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the numbers of men in outpatients and subsequently undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) who were referred during 1993-94 and 1996-97, thereby assessing the feasibility of a subsequent study of treatment efficacy in men with bladder outlet obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia, prospectively randomized to the surgical treatment options, i.e. TURP, laser ablation of the prostate, transurethral needle ablation and T3 thermotherapy, to… CONTINUE READING