The impact of prostate size on urinary quality of life indexes following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

@article{Levinson2008TheIO,
  title={The impact of prostate size on urinary quality of life indexes following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.},
  author={Adam W. Levinson and Herman Singh Bagga and Christian P Pavlovich and Lynda Z. Mettee and Nicholas T. Ward and Richard E. Link and Li-Ming Su},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={179 5},
  pages={
          1818-22
        }
}
PURPOSE We assessed the effects of prostate size on long-term health related quality of life and functional outcomes after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 729 consecutive patients who underwent laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer were stratified by pathological prostate gland weight, including group 1--less than 35 gm, group 2--35 to 70 gm and group 3--greater than 70 gm. Urinary health related quality of life was assessed… CONTINUE READING
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