Incidental Discovery of Prostatic Carcinoma with Transurethral Resection and the Possible Consequences

  • M. Marberger
Conference paper


The title of this paper leaves three questions open for the urologist who, having undertaken surgery for what he believed to be benign disease, is now confronted with the diagnosis of prostatic cancer:
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    Was the entire tumor removed by the transurethral resection of the prostate (TUR/P)?

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    Was the staging adequate?

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    Does the preliminary procedure, which today in most cases is TUR/P, make it more difficult to perform subsequent radical curative treatment, and does it increase the rate of complications of radical prostatectomy?



Radical Prostatectomy Residual Tumor Prostatic Carcinoma Incidental Discovery Transurethral Resection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Marberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Vienna Medical SchoolViennaAustria

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