Bipolar transurethral vaporization: a superior procedure in benign prostatic hyperplasia: a prospective randomized comparison with bipolar TURP.

@article{Falahatkar2014BipolarTV,
  title={Bipolar transurethral vaporization: a superior procedure in benign prostatic hyperplasia: a prospective randomized comparison with bipolar TURP.},
  author={Siavash Falahatkar and Gholamreza Mokhtari and Keivan Gholamjani Moghaddam and Ahmad Asadollahzade and Alireza Farzan and Elaheh Shahab and Ali Ghasemi and Aliakbar Allahkhah and Samaneh Esmaeili},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={346-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the outcomes of bipolar transurethral vaporization of the prostate (TUVP) with bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). MATERIALS AND METHODS In a prospective randomized trial, 88 patients with moderate to severe lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) underwent bipolar TUVP (N = 39) or bipolar TURP (N = 49) from October 2010 to November 2011. The inclusion criteria were age > 50 years, prostate volume of 30-80 mL, serum… CONTINUE READING
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