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Case report: uneventful treatment of a giant prostate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8588729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Redefine the meaning of the old term "giant adenoma" and evaluate the diagnosis and safest method of treatment of such cases. METHOD: The world literature was reviewed, particularly concerning diagnostic approaches and therapeutic techniques. RESULTS: The open surgery technique appears to be the safest in the treatment of giant adenoma. CONCLUSIONS: We recommend further study of the factors affecting growth of giant prostatic adenoma.
Authors:
F La Marca; G Orlando; H Jallous; M Remotti; P Marandola
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos españoles de urología     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0004-0614     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Esp. Urol.     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-25     Completed Date:  1996-03-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0064757     Medline TA:  Arch Esp Urol     Country:  SPAIN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1060-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Istituto di Chirurgia Generale e dei Trapianti di Organo, Scuola di Specializzazione in Urologia, Università di Pavia, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Humans
Male
Prostatic Hyperplasia / pathology,  surgery*

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