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How to master absorption during transurethral resection of the prostate: basic measures guided by the ethanol method.

Authors
  • Hultén, J O
Type
Published Article
Journal
BJU international
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2002
Volume
90
Issue
3
Pages
244–247
Identifiers
PMID: 12133059
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

If the surgeon is alerted at the first positive ethanol reading, effective measures to minimize absorption can be taken early. Regular use of the ethanol method as an alarm system should permit TURP with a minimum of absorption and avoid an early interruption or premature termination of surgery because of absorption.

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