Transurethral versus transvesical prostatectomy. Physiological strain.

  title={Transurethral versus transvesical prostatectomy. Physiological strain.},
  author={Hans Henrik Meyhoff and J{\o}rgen Nordling and Tine Hald},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  volume={19 2},
The present randomized study evaluated the physiological strain in transurethral (TURP) versus transvesical (TVP) prostatectomy in 75 patients with clinically benign, medium-sized prostatic enlargement. In both groups 5 patients had coincidental prostatic carcinoma. During TURP a suprapubic trocar was inserted for irrigation with 1.5% glycine. Antibiotics were given to patients with preoperative urinary tract infection and postoperatively tranexamic acid was administered to all patients… CONTINUE READING