Long-term results of contact laser versus transurethral resection of the prostate in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia with small or moderately enlarged prostates.

@article{Tuhkanen2003LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of contact laser versus transurethral resection of the prostate in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia with small or moderately enlarged prostates.},
  author={Kari Tuhkanen and Antero Heino and Sirpa H Aaltomaa and Martti Ala-Opas},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={487-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term results of contact laser vaporization (CLV) of the prostate and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in patients with symptomatic bladder outflow obstruction (BOO) caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with prostates smaller than 40 ml. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 52 patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and urodynamically confirmed BOO caused by BPH with glands smaller than 40 ml were treated by means of CLV or TURP in a… CONTINUE READING

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