Impact of medical therapy on transurethral resection of the prostate: a decade of change.

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OBJECTIVES To assess whether medical therapy has delayed the need for eventual transurethral prostatectomy (TURP), causing a shift in the population characteristics of men undergoing TURP (ie, older, more comorbidities, more advanced disease), resulting in more complications and poorer outcomes. The introduction of medical therapy for symptomatic benign… (More)

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@article{Borth2001ImpactOM, title={Impact of medical therapy on transurethral resection of the prostate: a decade of change.}, author={Christopher S Borth and Darren T Beiko and John Curtis Nickel}, journal={Urology}, year={2001}, volume={57 6}, pages={1082-5; discussion 1085-6} }