OBJECTIVE: Redefine the meaning of the old term "giant adenoma" and evaluate the diagnosis and safest method of treatment of such cases. METHOD: The world literature was reviewed, particularly concerning diagnostic approaches and therapeutic techniques. RESULTS: The open surgery technique appears to be the safest in the treatment of giant adenoma. CONCLUSIONS: We recommend further study of the factors affecting growth of giant prostatic adenoma.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Archivos Espanoles de Urologia|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1995|
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