Prognostic value of pressure-flow study in surgical treatment of benign prostatic obstruction

  title={Prognostic value of pressure-flow study in surgical treatment of benign prostatic obstruction},
  author={Momokazu Gotoh and Yoko Yoshikawa and Atsuya S. Kondo and Atsuo Kondo and Yoshinari Ono and Shinichi Ohshima},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
The prognostic value of pressure-flow study (P-FS) in the surgical treatment of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) was retrospectively studied in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. In 74 patients who underwent surgical treatment for BOO, P-FS and free uroflowmetry were performed pre- and postoperatively. On P-FS, obstruction and detrusor contractility were analyzed according to the Schäfer nomogram. The patients were classified into the following 3 groups according to their preoperative… CONTINUE READING


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