Does transurethral resection of prostatic carcinoma promote tumor spread?

Abstract

122 patients with prostatic carcinoma treated by radiation therapy were reviewed. An actuarial analysis was done on survival comparing patients treated by transurethral resection (TURP) prior to radiation to those diagnosed by needle biopsy. Survival rates were not significantly different between groups. TURP was also without effect on interval free of… (More)

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@article{Schwemmer1986DoesTR, title={Does transurethral resection of prostatic carcinoma promote tumor spread?}, author={Benjamin Schwemmer and K. Ulm and Markus Rotter and J{\"o}rg Braun and W. Sch{\"u}tz}, journal={Urologia internationalis}, year={1986}, volume={41 4}, pages={284-8} }