Bipolar transurethral vapourisation versus monopolar transurethral resection of prostate: a randomised controlled trial
CF Ng1, CH Yee1, CK Chan1, HM Wong1, PKF Chiu1, JHL Tsu2, JYC Teoh2, KL Ho2
1 Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2 Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong
1. Transurethral resection in saline bipolar vapourisation of the prostate achieved a shorter urethral catheter time and hospital stay than monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate.
2. At 6-month follow-up, both methods achieved similar outcome in terms of symptoms and quality of life.