Does transurethral resection of the prostate promote metastatic disease?

Abstract

Previously published data have suggested that transurethral resection of the prostate might promote the subsequent appearance of metastatic disease. To confirm or deny these observations 145 patients underwent radical prostatectomy, after having had the disease diagnosed either by transurethral resection of the prostate or transrectal needle biopsy. Of the… (More)

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@article{Paulson1987DoesTR, title={Does transurethral resection of the prostate promote metastatic disease?}, author={Debra Paulson and Edwin B. Cox}, journal={The Journal of urology}, year={1987}, volume={138 1}, pages={90-1} }