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The clinical effectiveness of transurethral incision of the prostate : a systematic review of randomised controlled trials

By Tania Lourenco, Matthew Shaw, Cynthia Mary Fraser, Graeme Stewart MacLennan, James Michael Olu N'Dow and Robert Pickard


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Topics: Benign prostate enlargement, Transurethral incision of prostate, Transurethral resection of prostate, Meta-analysis, Systematic review, URINARY-TRACT SYMPTOMS, BLADDER NECK INCISION, SMALL BENIGN PROSTATE, RESECTION, QUALITY, HYPERTROPHY, HYPERPLASIA, OBSTRUCTION, MEN, RD Surgery, RD
Year: 1
DOI identifier: 10.1007/s00345-009-0496-8
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