Meta-analysis of functional outcomes and complications following transurethral procedures for lower urinary tract symptoms resulting from benign prostatic enlargement.

@article{Ahyai2010MetaanalysisOF,
  title={Meta-analysis of functional outcomes and complications following transurethral procedures for lower urinary tract symptoms resulting from benign prostatic enlargement.},
  author={Sascha A. Ahyai and Peter J Gilling and Steven A Kaplan and Rainer M. Kuntz and Stephan Madersbacher and Francesco Montorsi and Mark J. Speakman and Christian G Stief},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={384-97}
}
CONTEXT There is a continuous decline in the number of transurethral resections of the prostate (TURP) and an increase use of minimally invasive surgical therapy (MIST) for lower urinary tract symptoms resulting from benign prostatic enlargement. Current results from randomised controlled trials (RCT) and methodologically sound prospective studies suggest that some of the proposed procedures have the potential to replace TURP. OBJECTIVE To determine the contemporary status of TURP and of the… CONTINUE READING
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