J Endourol 2020 Dec 28. Epub 2020 Dec 28.
Department of Urology, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
To compare outcomes of monopolar bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in the management of exclusively moderate-large volume prostatic hyperplasia in terms of maximum flow rate as a surrogate for clinical efficacy, duration of catheterization, hospital stay, operative time, resection weight, transurethral resection (TUR) syndrome, acute urinary retention (AUR), clot retention, and blood transfusion. We conducted a search of electronic databases (PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and CENTRAL), identifying studies comparing the outcomes of monopolar and bipolar TURP in the management of large-volume prostatic hyperplasia. The Cochrane risk-of-bias tool for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and the Newcastle-Ottawa scale for observational studies were used to assess included studies. Read More