Different lasers in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a network meta-analysis.

@article{Zhang2016DifferentLI,
  title={Different lasers in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a network meta-analysis.},
  author={Xingming Zhang and Pengfei Shen and Qiying He and Xiaoxue Yin and Zhibin Chen and Haojun Gui and Kunpeng Shu and Qidun Tang and Yaojing Yang and Xiuyi Pan and Jia yu Wang and Ni Chen and Hao Zeng},
  journal={Scientific reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={6},
  pages={
          23503
        }
}
All available surgical treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have their individual advantages or disadvantages. However, the lack of head-to-head studies comparing different surgeries makes it unavailable to conduct direct analysis. To compare the efficacy and safety among different lasers and transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) for BPH, randomized controlled trials were searched in MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane library, WHO International Clinical Trial Registration Platform, and… CONTINUE READING
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