Laser-assisted bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate with the oyster procedure for patients with prostate glands larger than 80 mL.

@article{Shih2013LaserassistedBT,
  title={Laser-assisted bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate with the oyster procedure for patients with prostate glands larger than 80 mL.},
  author={H H Shih and Jian-ting Chen and Yao-Li Chen and Heng-Chieh Chiang},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={1315-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of diode laser-assisted bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) with an oyster procedure for large prostate glands (>80 mL). METHODS A total of 43 men who presented with lower urinary tract symptoms because of large prostate (>80 mL) obstruction were enrolled in our study. All of these patients underwent the oyster procedure. Measurements included the urinary flow rate, symptom score, duration of catheterization, length of hospital… CONTINUE READING