Bipolar versus monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Mamoulakis2009BipolarVM,
  title={Bipolar versus monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Charalampos Mamoulakis and Dirk Th Ubbink and Jean J. M. C. H. de la Rosette},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={798-809}
}
CONTEXT Incorporation of bipolar technology in transurethral resection (TUR) of the prostate (TURP) potentially offers advantages over monopolar TURP (M-TURP). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the evidence by a meta-analysis, based on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing bipolar TURP (B-TURP) with M-TURP for benign prostatic obstruction. Primary end points… CONTINUE READING