A prospective randomized trial comparing transurethral resection of the prostate and laser therapy in men with chronic urinary retention: The CLasP study.

@article{Gujral2000APR,
  title={A prospective randomized trial comparing transurethral resection of the prostate and laser therapy in men with chronic urinary retention: The CLasP study.},
  author={Sandy S Gujral and Paul G. Abrams and Jenny L Donovan and Durwood E. Neal and Sara T. Brookes and K. N. Chacko and Mary Johanna Wright and A. G. Timoney and Tim J. Peters},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={164 1},
  pages={59-64}
}
PURPOSE We assessed the effectiveness of laser therapy versus transurethral prostatic resection in men with symptomatic chronic urinary retention secondary to benign prostatic enlargement. MATERIALS AND METHODS This trial was multicenter, pragmatic and randomized. Analysis was done by intent to treat. Laser therapy involved neodymium:YAG noncontact visual prostate ablation, while transurethral prostatic resection was performed by standard electroresection. Patients were included in our study… CONTINUE READING