Transurethral Resection of the Prostate A 3 Year Experience

@inproceedings{Chukwujama2011TransurethralRO,
  title={Transurethral Resection of the Prostate A 3 Year Experience},
  author={No Chukwujama and T. C Oguike and Jerome Emeka Azike},
  year={2011}
}
Background: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is considered the 'gold standard' in the surgical management of bladder outlet obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia and advanced carcinoma of the prostate. The procedure is however still not routinely available in most public health institutions in Nigeria. We present our experience with this treatment modality over a three year period Methods: The records of patients who underwent TURP over a period of three years… CONTINUE READING

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