Efficacy and morbidity of "channel" TURP.

  title={Efficacy and morbidity of "channel" TURP.},
  author={Alice Mazur and Ian M. Thompson},
  volume={38 6},
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is necessary in a significant proportion of men with a diagnosis of carcinoma of the prostate. Often, "channel" TURP (resection of visually obstructing tissue without extension to the prostatic capsule in a patient with metastatic or locally advanced disease to improve voiding symptoms) is required. Although several theoretical concerns regarding the efficacy and morbidity of this procedure have been voiced, data to support these contentions are… CONTINUE READING


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