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A comparison between intermittent and continuous transurethral resection of the prostate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7684155     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
123 transurethral resections of the prostate were studied. The operations were randomized to either continuous or intermittent technique. The first 64 operations were performed using an irrigating fluid pressure head of 65 cm (measured from the top of the operating table). In the rest of the operations an 80 cm pressure head was used. In this way four groups were obtained comprising 30 to 31 patients, differing from each other in respect of irrigating technique. Isotonic 5% mannitol solution was used as an irrigating fluid. The irrigating fluid absorptions were calculated from the plasma mannitol levels determined immediately postoperatively. The use of a trocar significantly lessened the average absorbed fluid volume, while there was no significant difference between the groups of high and low irrigating fluid pressure head. The intraoperative bleeding, the decrease in serum sodium, the resection time and resection rate did not differ significantly between the four groups.
Authors:
H Norlén; L G Allgén
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0036-5599     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol.     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-16     Completed Date:  1993-06-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0114501     Medline TA:  Scand J Urol Nephrol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, St Göran's Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Humans
Irrigation / methods
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / mortality,  physiopathology
Postoperative Complications / mortality,  physiopathology
Prostatectomy / methods*
Prostatic Hyperplasia / physiopathology,  surgery*
Water-Electrolyte Balance / physiology*

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