Glomerulation observed during transurethral resection of the prostate for patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common finding but no predictor of clinical outcome.

@article{Furuya2007GlomerulationOD,
  title={Glomerulation observed during transurethral resection of the prostate for patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common finding but no predictor of clinical outcome.},
  author={Ryoji Furuya and Naoya Masumori and Seiji Furuya and Toshiro Oda and Satoshi Takahashi and Masaya Takeuchi},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={922-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Although glomerulation in the bladder mucosa when the bladder is overdistended is a finding suggestive of interstitial cystitis (IC), it is sometimes observed at transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH). We prospectively investigated the incidence and clinical implications of glomerulation found at TURP. METHODS From December 2003 to October 2005, 197 patients aged 50 years or… CONTINUE READING