Transvesical Prostatectomy after Transurethral Resection- Need for Retention of Skills for Open Prostatectomy: A Case Report

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  •   Balantine U. Eze

  •   Anthony C. Nevo

  •   Chijioke C. Anekpo

  •   Sunday G. Mba

Abstract

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common cause of bladder outlet obstruction BPH. Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) remains the gold standard of surgical therapy but have limitations in handling large prostates. We report a case of a patient with a large prostate that had TURP, later developed acute urinary retention and subsequently had transvesical prostatectomy with a good outcome. There is need for retention of skills for open prostatectomy despite the crave for acquisition of endoscopic/ minimally invasive skills.


Keywords: BPH, Open prostatectomy, Skill retention, TURP

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Eze, B. U., Nevo, A. C., Anekpo, C. C., & Mba, S. G. (2021). Transvesical Prostatectomy after Transurethral Resection- Need for Retention of Skills for Open Prostatectomy: A Case Report. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 3(4), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejmed.2021.3.4.940