Three-year outcomes after Aquablation therapy compared to TURP: results from a blinded randomized trial.
Peter Gilling, Neil Barber, Mohamed Bidair, Paul Anderson, Mark Sutton, Tev Aho, Eugene Kramolowsky, Andrew Thomas, Barrett Cowan, Ronald P Kaufman, Andrew Trainer, Andrew Arther, Gopal Badlani, Mark Plante, Mihir Desai, Leo Doumanian, Alexis E Te, Mark DeGuenther, Claus Roehrborn
Canadian journal of urology | Published : 2020
INTRODUCTION: To compare 3-year efficacy and safety after prostate resection with Aquablation therapy or transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred and eighty-one patients assigned to either Aquablation therapy or TURP were followed for 3 years postoperatively. Patients and follow up assessors were blinded to treatment. Assessments included International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), Male Sexual Health Questionnaire (MSHQ-EjD), International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and uroflow. RESULTS: Over 3 years of treatment, improvements in IPSS scores were st..View full abstract