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Radical transurethral electroresection (ERS) of prostatic adenoma
Article published in Urologia Polska 1978/31/1.


Adam Szkodny
Wojewódzki Szpital Zespolony Oddział Urologiczny w Katowicach
Ordynator: doc. dr hab. A. Szkodny
Instytut Chirurgi ¦l. AM im. L. Waryńskiego
Dyrektor: prof. dr hab. Cz. Sadliński


From My 1 1970 to April 1 1977 2 150 eleetroresections of prostatic adenoma were perforated. The author considers that good results can be obtained when the techni±ue of the operation is ade±uately mastered, the anaesthesia is appropriate and the e±uipment
is sufficient According to the author, all pa­tients can be submitted to ERS without re-gard to the size of prostatic adenoma. Hyper-trophy of prostatic adenoma is divided by the author into four stages. During the ope­ration the time length of ERS is important.
Prolongation of the procedurę may lead to development of postresection syndrome which is connected with a considerable risk to the life of the patient. The author describes the techni±ue of ERS in detail and gives practical indications concerning the management of patients having besides prostatic adenoma stones or tumour in the bladder. After ERS 10 patients died (0.45%)-