Risk factors for acute urinary retention requiring temporary intermittent catheterization after prostate brachytherapy: a prospective study.

@article{Locke2002RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for acute urinary retention requiring temporary intermittent catheterization after prostate brachytherapy: a prospective study.},
  author={Jacob E Locke and William D Ellis and Kent Wallner and William A Cavanagh and John C Blasko},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2002},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={712-9}
}
PURPOSE We prospectively investigated prognostic factors for men undergoing transperineal radioactive seed implantation for prostate cancer at the University of Washington. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between February and April, 1998, 62 consecutive unselected patients were prospectively followed after brachytherapy for early-stage prostate adenocarcinoma. Pretreatment variables included age, American Urological Association (AUA) score, uroflowimetry, and prostate volume by ultrasound… CONTINUE READING