History of Nonsurgical Treatment

  • Lynn Edwards

Abstract

History has made life difficult for us all.32 Elsewhere in this book my colleagues have discussed the endocrine factors relating to prostatic hypertrophy, its pharmacological management, the role of catheterization in treatment of the enlarged gland, and the indications for surgical correction of obstruction. Though it be honest, it is never good to bring bad news,48 and as urologists the world over may congratulate themselves, their anesthetists, and colleagues in the fields of optical and medical engineering for the advances that have made possible improved surgical techniques, there has been little change in nonsurgical treatment.

Keywords

Catheter Glycerin Carbolic Acid Europe Lithium 

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