PROSTATECTOM Y IN A GENERAL SURGICAL UNIT; CHANGING TRENDS

Authors

  • Syed Sultan
  • Rashid Ahmed
  • Irfan -ud-Din Khattak
  • Zaheer i Quresh
  • Ashfaq Ahmed

Abstract

ABSTRACT:This study compares the results of 104 consecutive transurethral and 61 consecutive openprostatectomies, performed in a General Surgical Unit in a District Hospital. The indication forsurgery was acute retention in 65% of cases and prostatism in 35%. The mean post-operative staywas six and a half days for T.U.R. and fourteen and a half days for open prostatectomies.

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