Venous Thromboembolism After Surgery for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

@article{Bergqvist2011VenousTA,
  title={Venous Thromboembolism After Surgery for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia},
  author={David Bergqvist},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={1824-1828}
}
A systematic review has been performed on venous thromboembolism after surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia. The risk of deep vein thrombosis is two to four times higher after open surgery than after transurethral resection. The risk after the newer transurethral methods (laser, radiofrequency, heat) is not known. Specific studies on thromboprophylaxis… CONTINUE READING