Peri-operative blood transfusion in open suprapubic transvesical prostatectomy: relationship with prostate volume and serum total prostate specific aantigen (TPSA).

@article{Nnabugwu2012PerioperativeBT,
  title={Peri-operative blood transfusion in open suprapubic transvesical prostatectomy: relationship with prostate volume and serum total prostate specific aantigen (TPSA).},
  author={I I Nnabugwu and Oghenekaro A Enivwenae and A O Amrasa and Atuma Okpara},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={450-4}
}
INTRODUCTION Open simple prostatectomy is the most effective and the most durable method of controlling symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia, especially in sub- Saharan Africa, where TURP set and expertise are unavailable in most health institutions. The risk of perioperative heterologous blood transfusion in open transvesical prostatectomy… CONTINUE READING