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Transurethral electrovaporization for giant prostatic hyperplasia: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14768479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although open simple prostatectomy remains the reference standard for the treatment of excessively large or giant prostatic hyperplasia, advances in technology and techniques have facilitated safe transurethral management of select cases. We report a case undergoing removal over 200 g of prostatic adenoma by three transurethral electrovaporization (TVP) sessions and discuss its feasibility in clinical use.
Authors:
Masanori Noguchi; Jyunro Yahara; Teruo Motomori; Shinshi Noda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Kurume medical journal     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0023-5679     ISO Abbreviation:  Kurume Med J     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-10     Completed Date:  2004-03-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985210R     Medline TA:  Kurume Med J     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan. noguchi@med.kurume-u.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Electrosurgery / methods*
Humans
Male
Prostatic Hyperplasia / pathology,  surgery*
Transurethral Resection of Prostate / methods*

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