Five-year data from the Oxford Laser Prostatectomy Trial.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the natural history of a group of patients who underwent contact laser prostatectomy or transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients were followed up at 5 years after enrolling in a prospective double-blind randomized controlled trial of TURP vs contact laser prostatectomy. RESULTS: Of the initial trial patients, 11.5% had died (seven in the laser and 10 in the TURP arm) and eight (5.4%) were too incapacitated by coexistent medical dise...Expand abstract
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