Complications of Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
Clinical Medicine Research
Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 24-27
Received: Mar. 24, 2016; Accepted: Apr. 18, 2016; Published: Apr. 28, 2016
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Albert Pesha, Service of Urology, Regional Hospital Fier, Fier, Albania
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Benign prostatic hypertrophy can be treated by several therapeutic options including medical and surgical techniques. Among the surgical options, transurethral resection has a crucial role. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) remains the standard surgical treatment for benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). This technique was the first minimally invasive procedure of the modern surgical practice remaining the most commonly procedure. During 2010-2015, 324 patients were enrolled in our study, recording all postoperative complications. Our paper emphasizes all the theoretical aspects of TURP’s complications comparing to our data.
Prostate Gland, Transurethral Resection, Bleeding, Hyponatremia
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Albert Pesha, Complications of Transurethral Resection of the Prostate, Clinical Medicine Research. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2016, pp. 24-27. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20160503.12
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