Transurethral prostate resection, noncontact laser therapy or conservative management in men with symptoms of benign prostatic enlargement? An economic evaluation.

@article{Noble2002TransurethralPR,
  title={Transurethral prostate resection, noncontact laser therapy or conservative management in men with symptoms of benign prostatic enlargement? An economic evaluation.},
  author={Sian Marie Noble and Joanna Coast and Sara T. Brookes and David E. Neal and Paul G. Abrams and Tim J. Peters and Jenny L Donovan},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={168 6},
  pages={2476-82}
}
PURPOSE We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of noncontact laser therapy compared with transurethral prostate resection and conservative treatment in men with symptoms associated with benign prostatic enlargement. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 340 men with uncomplicated lower urinary tract symptoms participated in a large multicenter pragmatic randomized trial called the CLasP (Conservative management, Laser therapy, transurethral resection of the Prostate) study. Costs to the United… CONTINUE READING