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Five-year data from the Oxford Laser Prostatectomy Trial.

Abstract:

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...

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Keoghane, SR More by this author
Sullivan, ME More by this author
Kourambas, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
BJU international
Volume:
86
Issue:
3
Pages:
227-228
Publication date:
2000-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-410X
ISSN:
1464-4096
URN:
uuid:5e846009-24b5-41dd-81f0-8d6169710bc2
Source identifiers:
16916
Local pid:
pubs:16916

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